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XmlReader.ReadToFollowing Method (String)

Reads until an element with the specified qualified name is found.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Function ReadToFollowing ( _
	name As String _
) As Boolean

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The qualified name of the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a matching element is found; otherwise false and the XmlReader is in an end of file state.

ExceptionCondition
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.”

ArgumentException

The parameter is an empty string.

This method is functionally equivalent executing the following::name XPath expression from the current node. It provides a quick way to find a named element in the XML document. It advances the reader to the next following element that matches the specified name and returns true if a matching element is found. Using the example below, the reader would read to the first instance of the specified element while reading forward.

<!--"sample.xml"-->
<?xml version="1.0">
   <items>
      <item xmls="urn:1"/>
   </items>
</xml>
XmlTextReader reader = new XmlTextReader("sample.xml");

reader.ReadToFollowing("item");

This method can be called on all node types.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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