Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
GetAttributeNode Method (String)
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

XmlElement.GetAttributeNode Method (String)

Returns the XmlAttribute with the specified name.

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

public virtual XmlAttribute GetAttributeNode(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The name of the attribute to retrieve. This is a qualified name. It is matched against the Name property of the matching node.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlAttribute
The specified XmlAttribute or null if a matching attribute was not found.

The following example checks to see if the element has the specified 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' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Check to see if the element has a genre attribute.
    if (root.HasAttribute("genre")){
      XmlAttribute attr = root.GetAttributeNode("genre");
      Console.WriteLine(attr.Value);
   }

  }
}


.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.

Community Additions

ADD
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft