XmlReader.ReadElementContentAsObject Method (String, String)

July 28, 2014

Checks that the specified local name and namespace URI matches that of the current element, then reads the current element and returns the contents as an Object.

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

public virtual Object ReadElementContentAsObject(
	string localName,
	string namespaceURI
)

Parameters

localName
Type: System.String
The local name of the element.
namespaceURI
Type: System.String
The namespace URI of the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A boxed common language runtime (CLR) object of the most appropriate type. The ValueType property determines the appropriate CLR type. If the content is typed as a list type, this method returns an array of boxed objects of the appropriate type.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The XmlReader is not positioned on an element.

XmlException

The current element contains child elements.

-or-

The element content cannot be converted to the requested type.

ArgumentNullException

The method is called with null arguments.

ArgumentException

The specified local name and namespace URI do not match that of the current element being read.

This method reads the start tag, the contents of the element, and moves the reader past the end element tag. It expands entities and ignores processing instructions and comments. The element can only contain simple content. That is, it cannot have child elements.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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