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XmlReader.GetAttribute Method (Int32)

When overridden in a derived class, gets the value of the attribute with the specified index.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public abstract string GetAttribute(
	int i
)

Parameters

i
Type: System.Int32

The index of the attribute. The index is zero-based. (The first attribute has index 0.)

Return Value

Type: System.String
The value of the specified attribute. This method does not move the reader.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

i is out of range. It must be non-negative and less than the size of the attribute collection.

InvalidOperationException

An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

The following example gets the value of the third attribute.

reader.ReadToFollowing("book");
string isbn = reader.GetAttribute(2);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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