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XmlReader.ReadEndElement Method

Checks that the current content node is an end tag and advances the reader to the next node.

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

public virtual void ReadEndElement()

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

The current node is not an end tag or if incorrect XML is encountered in the input stream.

The following example displays the text content of each element.

using (XmlReader reader = XmlReader.Create("book3.xml")) {

  // Parse the XML document.  ReadString is used to  
  // read the text content of the elements.
  reader.Read(); 
  reader.ReadStartElement("book");  
  reader.ReadStartElement("title");   
  Console.Write("The content of the title element:  ");
  Console.WriteLine(reader.ReadString());
  reader.ReadEndElement();
  reader.ReadStartElement("price");
  Console.Write("The content of the price element:  ");
  Console.WriteLine(reader.ReadString());
  reader.ReadEndElement();
  reader.ReadEndElement();

}

The example uses the book3.xml file.

<book>
  <title>Pride And Prejudice</title>
  <price>19.95</price>
</book>

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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