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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; }

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The qualified name of the element to retrieve.

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlElement
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);
  }
}
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;

int main()
{
    XmlDocument* doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc->LoadXml(S"<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" 
                 S"<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" 
                 S"<price>19.95</price>" 
                 S"</book>");

    XmlNode* root = doc->FirstChild;

    Console::WriteLine(S"Display the title element...");
    Console::WriteLine(root->Item[S"title"]->OuterXml);
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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