SecurityElement.SearchForTextOfTag Method (String)


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Finds a child by its tag name and returns the contained text.

Namespace:   System.Security
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string SearchForTextOfTag(
	string tag


Type: System.String

The tag for which to search in child elements.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The text contents of the first child element with the specified tag value.

Exception Condition

tag is null.

This method is equivalent to the following:

string SearchForTextOfTag(string tag)
    SecurityElement element = this.SearchForChildByTag(tag);
    return element.Text;

With XML as follows, SearchForTextOfTag("second") would return "text2".

<thetag A="123" B="456" C="789"> <first>text1</first>

The following code shows the use of the SearchForTextOfTag method to find a child by its tag name and return the contained text. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

string storedDestroyTime =

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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