XmlNode.Item Property (String)

 

Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Item (
	name As String
) As XmlElement

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.

Option Explicit
Option Strict

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample
    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _ 
                    "<price>19.95</price>" & _ 
                    "</book>")

        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.FirstChild
        Console.WriteLine("Display the title element...")
        Console.WriteLine(root("title").OuterXml)
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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