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XmlNamedNodeMap.GetNamedItem Method (String)

Retrieves an XmlNode specified by name.

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

public virtual XmlNode GetNamedItem(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The qualified name of the node to retrieve. It is matched against the Name property of the matching node.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
An XmlNode with the specified name or null if a matching node is not found.

The following example uses the XmlAttributeCollection class (which inherits from XmlNamedNodeMap) to modify an attribute.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {
     XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
     doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' publicationdate='1997'> " +
                 "  <title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                 "</book>");      

     XmlAttributeCollection attrColl = doc.DocumentElement.Attributes;

     // Change the value for the genre attribute.
     XmlAttribute attr = (XmlAttribute)attrColl.GetNamedItem("genre");
     attr.Value = "fiction";

     Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
     Console.WriteLine(doc.OuterXml);

  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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