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XmlNode.LocalName Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets the local name of the node.

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

public abstract string LocalName { get; }

Property Value

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

Type

Name

Attribute

The local name of the attribute.

CDATA

#cdata-section

Comment

#comment

Document

#document

DocumentFragment

#document-fragment

DocumentType

The document type name.

Element

The local name of the element.

Entity

The name of the entity.

EntityReference

The name of the entity referenced.

Notation

The notation name.

ProcessingInstruction

The target of the processing instruction.

Text

#text

Whitespace

#whitespace

SignificantWhitespace

#significant-whitespace

XmlDeclaration

#xml-declaration

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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