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XPathDocument Constructor (Stream)

Initializes a new instance of the XPathDocument class from the XML data in the specified Stream object.

Namespace: System.Xml.XPath
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public XPathDocument (
	Stream stream
public XPathDocument (
	Stream stream
public function XPathDocument (
	stream : Stream



The Stream object that contains the XML data.

Exception typeCondition


An error was encountered in the XML data. The XPathDocument remains empty.


The Stream object passed as a parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0