XmlReader.ReadStartElement Method (String, String)

Checks that the current content node is an element with the given LocalName and NamespaceURI and advances the reader to the next node.

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

public virtual void ReadStartElement(
	string localname,
	string ns
)

Parameters

localname
Type: System.String
The local name of the element.
ns
Type: System.String
The namespace URI of the element.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

Incorrect XML was encountered in the input stream.

-or-

The LocalName and NamespaceURI properties of the element found do not match the given arguments.

A call to this method corresponds to a call to IsStartElement followed by a call to Read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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