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XmlDictionaryReader.ReadString Method (Int32)

Reads the contents of the current node into a string with a given maximum length.

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

protected string ReadString(
	int maxStringContentLength


Type: System.Int32
Maximum allowed string length.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the contents of the current node.


Unable to read the contents of the current node.


Maximum allowed string length exceeded.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.