XmlValidatingReader.MoveToFirstAttribute Method ()


Moves to the first attribute.

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

Public Overrides Function MoveToFirstAttribute As Boolean

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if an attribute exists (the reader moves to the first attribute); otherwise, false (the position of the reader does not change).


The XmlValidatingReader class is obsolete in .NET Framework 2.0. You can create a validating XmlReader instance by using the XmlReaderSettings class and the Create method. For more information, see the Remarks section of the XmlReader reference page.

The following example reads an XML fragment.

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample 

  public shared sub Main()

    'Create the validating reader.
    Dim txtreader as XmlTextReader = new XmlTextReader("attrs.xml")
    Dim reader as XmlValidatingReader = new XmlValidatingReader(txtreader)

    'Read the genre attribute.
    Dim genre As String = reader.Value
    Console.WriteLine("The genre value: " & genre)

    'Close the reader.

  End sub
End class 

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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