XmlReaderSettings.LinePositionOffset Property

Gets or sets line position offset of the XmlReader object.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public int LinePositionOffset { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The line position offset. The default is 0.

The LinePositionOffset setting determines the point where the LinePosition property starts counting. This is useful if your XML data is embedded within a larger document and there is no new line at the beginning of the XML. In this case, if the reader throws an exception while parsing the XML, you want it to return the line position relative to the main document, not just relative to the XML fragment.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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