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IHasXmlNode Interface

Enables a class to return an XmlNode from the current context or position.

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

Public Interface IHasXmlNode
Dim instance As IHasXmlNode

The IHasXmlNode interface provides an interface that enables a class to return an XmlNode from the current context or position. It is implemented by XPathNavigator objects that operate over classes that have XmlNode nodes. For example, if the XPathNavigator object is created by an XmlDocument, you can use the GetNode method to return the XmlNode representing the current position of the navigator.

The following example uses the GetNode method to retrieve and modify the selected node.

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Xml.XPath

public class Sample

  public shared sub Main()

     Dim doc as XmlDocument = new XmlDocument()

     ' Create an XPathNavigator and select all books by Plato. 
     Dim nav as XPathNavigator = doc.CreateNavigator()
     Dim ni as XPathNodeIterator = nav.Select("descendant::book[author/name='Plato']")

     ' Get the first matching node and change the book price. 
     Dim book as XmlNode = CType(ni.Current, IHasXmlNode).GetNode()
     book.LastChild.InnerText = "12.95"

  end sub
end class
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;
using namespace System::Xml::XPath;

int main() {
   XmlDocument* doc = new XmlDocument();
   doc -> Load(S"books.xml");

   // Create an XPathNavigator and select all books by Plato.
   XPathNavigator * nav = doc -> CreateNavigator();
   XPathNodeIterator * ni = nav -> Select(S"descendant::book[author/name='Plato']");
   ni -> MoveNext();

   // Get the first matching node and change the book price.
   XmlNode * book = dynamic_cast<IHasXmlNode*>(ni -> Current)->GetNode();
   book -> LastChild -> InnerText = S"12.95";
   Console::WriteLine(book -> OuterXml); 

The example uses the file books.xml as input.

  <book genre="autobiography" publicationdate="1981" ISBN="1-861003-11-0">
    <title>The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin</title>
  <book genre="novel" publicationdate="1967" ISBN="0-201-63361-2">
    <title>The Confidence Man</title>
  <book genre="philosophy" publicationdate="1991" ISBN="1-861001-57-6">
    <title>The Gorgias</title>

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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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0