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XamlReader.Load Method (XamlReader)

Reads the XAML input through a provided XamlReader and returns an object that is the root of the corresponding object tree.

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

public static Object Load(
	XamlReader reader


Type: System.Xaml.XamlReader
A XamlReader object. This is expected to be initialized with input XAML.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The object that is the root of the created object tree.


reader is null.

The input XamlReader can be Baml2006Reader. This is how you can load BAML at run time, or for localization tool purposes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.