Name Property
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XElement.Name Property

 

Gets or sets the name of this element.

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

public XName Name { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XName

An XName that contains the name of this element.

Setting this property will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

The following example uses this property to determine the name of an element.


                XElement el1 = new XElement("Root", "content");
Console.WriteLine(el1.Name);

XNamespace ns = "http://www.adventure-works.com";
XElement el2 = new XElement(ns + "Root", "content");
Console.WriteLine(el2.Name);
Console.WriteLine(el2.Name.Namespace);
Console.WriteLine(el2.Name.LocalName);
el2.Name = ns + "NewName";
Console.WriteLine(el2.Name);

This example produces the following output:


                Root
{http://www.adventure-works.com}Root
http://www.adventure-works.com
Root
{http://www.adventure-works.com}NewName

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.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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