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XmlDictionaryReader.ReadElementContentAsUniqueId Method

Converts an element's content to a unique identifier.

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

public function ReadElementContentAsUniqueId() : UniqueId

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.UniqueId
The node's content represented as a unique identifier.


The element is not in valid format.


The element is not in valid format.

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

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, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5