Data Property
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XProcessingInstruction.Data Property

 

Gets or sets the string value of this processing instruction.

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

public string Data { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A String that contains the string value of this processing instruction.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The string value is null.

You can use this property to modify an XML tree. This property will cause events to occur.

The following example uses the Data property to retrieve the string value of a processing instruction.


                XProcessingInstruction pi =
    new XProcessingInstruction("xml-stylesheet", "type='text/xsl' href='hello.xsl'");
Console.WriteLine(pi.Data);
pi.Data = "type='text/xsl' href='xform.xsl'";
Console.WriteLine(pi.Data);

This example produces the following output:

type='text/xsl' href='hello.xsl'
type='text/xsl' href='xform.xsl'

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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