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Atom10ItemFormatter.CanRead Method

Verifies whether the specified XmlReader contains a valid Atom 1.0 syndication item.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)

public override bool CanRead(
	XmlReader reader


Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

The XmlReader to read from.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A value that specifies whether the XmlReader contains a valid Atom 1.0 syndication item.

The following code shows how to use the CanRead(XmlReader) method.

Atom10ItemFormatter itemFormatter = new Atom10ItemFormatter();
XmlReader atomReader = XmlReader.Create("http://Contoso/Feeds/MyFeed/Item");
if (itemFormatter.CanRead(atomReader))

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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