InnerXml Property

XmlDocumentFragment.InnerXml Property

Gets or sets the markup representing the children of this node.

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

public override string InnerXml { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The markup of the children of this node.


The XML specified when setting this property is not well-formed.

Setting this property replaces the children of the node with the parsed contents of the given string. The parsing is done in the current namespace context.

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

The following example uses the InnerXml property to set the contents of the document fragment.

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

public class Sample
  public static void Main()
    // Create the XmlDocument.
    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();

    // Create a document fragment.
    XmlDocumentFragment docFrag = doc.CreateDocumentFragment();

    // Set the contents of the document fragment.
    docFrag.InnerXml ="<item>widget</item>";

    // Display the document fragment.


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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