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MoveToAttribute Method (String)

XmlReader.MoveToAttribute Method (String)

When overridden in a derived class, moves to the attribute with the specified Name.

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

public abstract bool MoveToAttribute(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The qualified name of the attribute.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the attribute is found; otherwise, false. If false, the reader's position does not change.

After calling MoveToAttribute, the Name, NamespaceURI, and Prefix properties reflect the properties of that attribute.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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