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XmlReader.ReadStartElement Method (String)

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

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Sub ReadStartElement ( _
	name As String _
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The qualified name of the element.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

IsStartElement returns false or if the Name of the element does not match the given name.

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


Dim output As New StringBuilder()

Dim xmlString As String = _
        "<book>" & _
            "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
            "<price>19.95</price>" & _
        "</book>"

Using reader As XmlReader = XmlReader.Create(New StringReader(xmlString))
    ' Parse the XML document. 
    reader.Read()
    reader.ReadStartElement("book")
    reader.ReadStartElement("title")
    output.AppendLine("The content of the title element:  ")
    output.AppendLine(reader.ReadContentAsString())
    reader.ReadContentAsString()
    reader.ReadEndElement()
    reader.ReadStartElement("price")
    output.AppendLine("The content of the price element:  ")
    output.AppendLine(reader.ReadContentAsDouble().ToString())
    reader.ReadEndElement()
    reader.ReadEndElement()
End Using

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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