XPathDocument Constructor (TextReader)

XPathDocument Constructor (TextReader)

Initializes a new instance of the XPathDocument class from the XML data that is contained in the specified TextReader object.

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

public XPathDocument(
	TextReader textReader


Type: System.IO.TextReader
The TextReader object that contains the XML data.


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


The TextReader object passed as a parameter is null.

After the TextReader object has been used to load XML data, the cursor of the TextReader object is positioned at the end of the data. The TextReader object must be reset to read through the data again.

.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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