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XmlReader.ReadToNextSibling Method (String)

Advances the XmlReader to the next sibling element with the specified qualified name.

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

abstract ReadToNextSibling : 
        name:string -> bool  
override ReadToNextSibling : 
        name:string -> bool

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The qualified name of the sibling element you wish to move to.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a matching sibling element is found; otherwise false. If a matching sibling element is not found, the XmlReader is positioned on the end tag (NodeType is XmlNodeType.EndElement) of the parent element.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

ArgumentException

The parameter is an empty string.

NoteNote

Do not call ReadToNextSibling when the XmlReader is an initial state (ReadState is Initial). You can call Read to advance the XmlReader and then call the ReadToNextSibling method.

The following example reads the ISBN attribute on each book node.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, 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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