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XmlDictionary.TryLookup Method (XmlDictionaryString, XmlDictionaryString)

Checks the dictionary for a specified XmlDictionaryString.

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

public virtual bool TryLookup (
	XmlDictionaryString value,
	out XmlDictionaryString result
public boolean TryLookup (
	XmlDictionaryString value, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ XmlDictionaryString result
Not applicable.



The XmlDictionaryString being checked for.


The matching XmlDictionaryString, if found; otherwise a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Return Value

true if XmlDictionaryString is in the dictionary, otherwise false.

Exception typeCondition


value 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