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XmlNamespaceManager.DefaultNamespace Property

Gets the namespace URI for the default namespace.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public virtual string DefaultNamespace { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
Returns the namespace URI for the default namespace, or String.Empty if there is no default namespace.

This method is equivalent to calling LookupNamespace(String.Empty).

The following example displays the default namespace, if one exists.

if (nsmgr.HasNamespace(String.Empty))
  Console.WriteLine(nsmgr.DefaultNamespace);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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