Parse Method (String)
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XamlReader.Parse Method (String)

Updated: July 2008

Reads the markup in the specified text string and returns an object that corresponds to the root of the specified markup.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static Object Parse(
	string xamlText
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.String

The input XAML, as a single text string.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The root of the deserialized tree.

The implementation calls Load internally after creating a stream from the string. See Load for additional information such as possible exceptions.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2




July 2008

Added topic for new member.

SP1 feature change.

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