Create Method (Stream, XmlReaderSettings, String)

XmlReader.Create Method (Stream, XmlReaderSettings, String)

Creates a new XmlReader instance using the specified stream, base URI, and XmlReaderSettings object.

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

public static XmlReader Create(
	Stream input,
	XmlReaderSettings settings,
	string baseUri


Type: System.IO.Stream
The stream containing the XML data.
The XmlReader scans the first bytes of the stream looking for a byte order mark or other sign of encoding. When encoding is determined, the encoding is used to continue reading the stream, and processing continues parsing the input as a stream of (Unicode) characters.
Type: System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings
The XmlReaderSettings object used to configure the new XmlReader instance. This value can be null.
Type: System.String
The base URI for the entity or document being read. This value can be null.
Security Note   The base URI is used to resolve the relative URI of the XML document. Do not use a base URI from an untrusted source.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlReader
An XmlReader object to read XML data.


The input value is null.

For information on working with resolvers, see Working with XmlXapResolver, Working with XmlPreloadedResolver.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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