XmlAttribute.LocalName Property


Gets the local name of the node.

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

public override string LocalName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The name of the attribute node with the prefix removed. In the following example <book bk:genre= 'novel'>, the LocalName of the attribute is genre.

If the node does not have a prefix, LocalName is the same as Name.

The following example displays information on each of the nodes in the attribute collection.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
  public static void Main(){

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:genre='novel'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +

    //Create an attribute collection.
    XmlAttributeCollection attrColl = doc.DocumentElement.Attributes;

    Console.WriteLine("Display information on each of the attributes... \r\n");
    foreach (XmlAttribute attr in attrColl){
       Console.Write("{0}:{1} = {2}", attr.Prefix, attr.LocalName, attr.Value);
       Console.WriteLine("\t namespaceURI=" + attr.NamespaceURI);

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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