XElement::Attribute Method (XName^)

 

Returns the XAttribute of this XElement that has the specified XName.

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

public:
XAttribute^ Attribute(
	XName^ name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.Xml.Linq::XName^

The XName of the XAttribute to get.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq::XAttribute^

An XAttribute that has the specified XName; null if there is no attribute with the specified name.

Some return collections of elements or attributes. This method returns only a single attribute. Sometimes this is referred to as a singleton (in contrast to a collection).

Visual Basic users can use the integrated attribute axis to retrieve the value of an attribute with a specified name.

The following example creates an element with an attribute. It then retrieves the attribute using this method.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:


Att="attribute content"

The following is the same example, but in this case the XML is in a namespace. For more information, see Working with XML Namespaces.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:


aw:Att="attribute content"

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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