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
public String ReadContentAsString (
	XmlDictionaryString[] strings, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ int index
Not applicable.



The array of XmlDictionaryString objects to match content against.


The index of the entry in strings that matches the content.

Return Value

The node content in a string representation.

Exception typeCondition


strings is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


An entry in strings is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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