XmlElement.LocalName Property

Gets the local name of the current node.

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

public override string LocalName { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_LocalName ()

public override function get LocalName () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

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;
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:ISBN>1-861001-57-5</bk:ISBN>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

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

  }
}

import System.*;
import System.IO.*;
import System.Xml.*;

public class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples'>"
            + "<bk:ISBN>1-861001-57-5</bk:ISBN>" 
            + "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" 
            + "</book>");

        // Display information on the ISBN element.
        XmlElement elem = 
            (XmlElement)doc.get_DocumentElement().get_FirstChild();

        Console.Write("{0}:{1} = {2}",elem.get_Prefix(), elem.get_LocalName(), 
            elem.get_InnerText());
        Console.WriteLine("\t namespaceURI=" + elem.get_NamespaceURI());
    } //main 
} //Sample

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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