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XmlReader.ReadAttributeValue Method

When overridden in a derived class, parses the attribute value into one or more Text, EntityReference, or EndEntity nodes.

Namespace: System.Xml
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public abstract bool ReadAttributeValue ()
public abstract boolean ReadAttributeValue ()
public abstract function ReadAttributeValue () : boolean
Not applicable.

Return Value

true if there are nodes to return. false if the reader is not positioned on an attribute node when the initial call is made or if all the attribute values have been read. An empty attribute, such as, misc="", returns true with a single node with a value of String.Empty.

Use this method after calling MoveToAttribute to read through the text or entity reference nodes that make up the attribute value. The Depth of the attribute value nodes is one plus the depth of the attribute node; it increments and decrements by one when you step into and out of general entity references.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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