XmlReader.Create Method (TextReader, XmlReaderSettings, XmlParserContext)

Creates a new XmlReader instance using the specified TextReader, XmlReaderSettings, and XmlParserContext objects.

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

public static XmlReader Create(
	TextReader input,
	XmlReaderSettings settings,
	XmlParserContext inputContext
)

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.TextReader
The TextReader from which to read the XML data. Because a TextReader returns a stream of Unicode characters, the encoding specified in the XML declaration is not used by the XmlReader to decode the data stream.
settings
Type: System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings
The XmlReaderSettings object used to configure the new XmlReader instance. This value can be null.
inputContext
Type: System.Xml.XmlParserContext
The XmlParserContext object that provides the context information required to parse the XML fragment. The context information can include the XmlNameTable to use, encoding, namespace scope, the current xml:lang and xml:space scope, base URI, and document type definition.
This value can be null.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
NullReferenceException

The input value is null.

ArgumentException

The XmlReaderSettings.NameTable and XmlParserContext.NameTable properties both contain values. (Only one of these NameTable properties can be set and used).

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


string xmlFrag = @"<item rk:ID='abc-23'>hammer</item> 
                        <item rk:ID='r2-435'>paint</item>
                        <item rk:ID='abc-39'>saw</item>";

// Create the XmlNamespaceManager.
NameTable nt = new NameTable();
XmlNamespaceManager nsmgr = new XmlNamespaceManager(nt);
nsmgr.AddNamespace("rk", "urn:store-items");

// Create the XmlParserContext.
XmlParserContext context = new XmlParserContext(null, nsmgr, null, XmlSpace.None);

// Create the reader. 
XmlReaderSettings settings = new XmlReaderSettings();
settings.ConformanceLevel = ConformanceLevel.Fragment;
using (XmlReader reader = XmlReader.Create(new StringReader(xmlFrag), settings, context))
{
}


Silverlight

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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