XmlDocument.LoadXml Method (String)

 
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Loads the XML document from the specified string.

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

Public Overridable Sub LoadXml (
	xml As String
)

Parameters

xml
Type: System.String

String containing the XML document to load.

Exception Condition
XmlException

There is a load or parse error in the XML. In this case, the document remains empty.

By default the LoadXml method does not preserve white space or significant white space.

This method parses DTDs, but does not do DTD or Schema validation. If you want validation to occur, you can create a validating XmlReader instance by using the XmlReaderSettings class and the Create method. For more information, see the Remarks section of the XmlReader reference page.

If you want to load from a Stream, String, TextReader, or XmlReader, use the Load method instead of this method.

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example loads XML into an XmlDocument object and saves it out to a file.

Imports System
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample 

  public shared sub Main() 

    ' Create the XmlDocument.
    Dim doc as XmlDocument = new XmlDocument()
    doc.LoadXml("<item><name>wrench</name></item>")

   ' Add a price element.
   Dim newElem as XmlElement = doc.CreateElement("price")
   newElem.InnerText = "10.95"
   doc.DocumentElement.AppendChild(newElem)

   Dim settings As New XmlWriterSettings()
   settings.Indent = True
   ' Save the document to a file and auto-indent the output.
   Dim writer As XmlWriter = XmlWriter.Create("data.xml", settings)
    doc.Save(writer)
  end sub
end class

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