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XName.Namespace Property

Gets the namespace part of the fully qualified name.

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

public XNamespace Namespace { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XNamespace
An XNamespace that contains the namespace part of the name.

The Namespace property is guaranteed to not be null. If an XName is in no namespace, this property returns None.

The following example shows the use of this property.

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

This example produces the following output:

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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