XmlReader.Settings Property


Gets the XmlReaderSettings object used to create this XmlReader instance.

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

public virtual XmlReaderSettings Settings { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings

The XmlReaderSettings object used to create this reader instance. If this reader was not created using the Create method, this property returns null.

Exception Condition

An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message “An asynchronous operation is already in progress.”

System_CAPS_security Security Note

The XmlReaderSettings object can contain sensitive information such as user credentials. Applications must be careful when caching this object or passing it to another component.

The XmlReaderSettings class is used to specify the set of features to support on the created reader instance. The XmlReaderSettings object returned by this property cannot be modified. Any attempt to change individual settings results in an exception being thrown.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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