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XPathDocument Constructor (String, XmlSpace)

Initializes a new instance of the XPathDocument class from the XML data in the file specified with the white space handling specified.

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

public XPathDocument(
	string uri,
	XmlSpace space
)

Parameters

uri
Type: System.String
The path of the file that contains the XML data.
space
Type: System.Xml.XmlSpace
An XmlSpace object.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

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

ArgumentNullException

The file path parameter or XmlSpace object parameter is null.

  • The XmlSpace object passed as a parameter specifies whether to preserve white space. Default preserves only significant white space; Preserve preserves all white space. By default, the XmlSpace object is set to Default.

  • The functionality of the XPathDocument constructor is identical to that of the XPathDocument constructor, except for the white space handling options described.

.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

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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