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XmlDictionaryReader.ReadContentAsString Method (XmlDictionaryString[], Int32%)

Converts a node's content to a string.

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

public virtual string ReadContentAsString(
	XmlDictionaryString[] strings,
	out int index


Type: System.Xml.XmlDictionaryString[]
The array of XmlDictionaryString objects to match content against.
Type: System.Int32%
The index of the entry in strings that matches the content.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The node content in a string representation.


strings is null.


An entry in strings is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.