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XmlNode.Item Property (String)

Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

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

public virtual XmlElement this [
	string name
] { get; }
/** @property */
public XmlElement get_Item (String name)

Not applicable.

Parameters

name

The qualified name of the element to retrieve.

Property Value

The first XmlElement that matches the specified name.

This property is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example displays the title element.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "<price>19.95</price>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlNode root = doc.FirstChild;

    Console.WriteLine("Display the title element...");
    Console.WriteLine(root["title"].OuterXml);
  }
}

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0
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