Load Method (TextReader)

XElement.Load Method (TextReader)


Loads an XElement from a TextReader.

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

static member Load : 
        textReader:TextReader -> XElement


Type: System.IO.TextReader

A TextReader that will be read for the XElement content.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XElement

An XElement that contains the XML that was read from the specified TextReader.

This method reads the raw XML into the XML tree. It discards all insignificant white space in the file.

LINQ to XML's loading functionality is built upon XmlReader. Therefore, you might catch any exceptions that are thrown by the XmlReader.Create overload methods and the XmlReader methods that read and parse the document.

The following example loads an element from a StringReader.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:

  <Child />

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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