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XmlElement::LocalName Property

Gets the local name of the current node.

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

virtual property String^ LocalName {
	String^ get () override;

Property Value

Type: System::String
The name of the current node with the prefix removed. For example, LocalName is book for the element <bk:book>.

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

The following example displays information on the ISBN element.

#using <System.Xml.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;
int main()
   XmlDocument^ doc = gcnew XmlDocument;
   doc->LoadXml( "<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples'>"
   "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>"
   "</book>" );

   // Display information on the ISBN element.
   XmlElement^ elem = dynamic_cast<XmlElement^>(doc->DocumentElement->FirstChild);
   Console::Write( "{0}:{1} = {2}", elem->Prefix, elem->LocalName, elem->InnerText );
   Console::WriteLine( "\t namespaceURI={0}", elem->NamespaceURI );

.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.