Create Method (TextReader, XmlReaderSettings)

XmlReader.Create Method (TextReader, XmlReaderSettings)

 

Creates a new XmlReader instance by using the specified text reader and settings.

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

public static XmlReader Create(
	TextReader input,
	XmlReaderSettings settings
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.TextReader

The text reader from which to read the XML data. A text reader returns a stream of Unicode characters, so the encoding specified in the XML declaration isn't used by the XML reader to decode the data stream.

settings
Type: System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings

The settings for the new XmlReader. This value can be null.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An object that is used to read the XML data in the stream.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The input value is null.

By default an XmlUrlResolver with no credentials is used to access any external resources such as a document type definition (DTD), entities, schemas, and so on.

System_CAPS_importantImportant

Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5.2, no default XmlUrlResolver is provided. If your solution targets the .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later versions, specify an XmlResolver using the XmlReaderSettings.XmlResolver property.

If the external resource is located on a network resource that requires authentication, use the XmlReaderSettings.XmlResolver property to specify an XmlResolver with the necessary credentials.

System_CAPS_security Security Note

You can use one of the following methods to control which resources the XmlReader can access:

-or-

  • Do not allow the XmlReader to open any external resources by setting the XmlResolver property to null.

The created XmlReader object expands entity references and performs XML normalization of new line characters.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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