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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. It returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there is no match.

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);
  }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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