ReadToFollowing Method (String, String)

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Reads until an element with the specified local name and namespace URI is found.

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

public:
virtual bool ReadToFollowing(
	String^ localName, 
	String^ namespaceURI
)

Parameters

localName
Type: System..::..String
The local name of the element.
namespaceURI
Type: System..::..String
The namespace URI 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.

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.

<!--"sample.xml"-->
<?xml version="1.0"
   <items>
      <item xmls="urn:1"/>
   </items>
</xml>

XmlTextReader reader = new XmlTextReader("sample.xml");

reader.ReadToFollowing("item", "urn:1");

This method can be called on all node types.

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