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ReadStartElement Method (String, String)

XmlReader.ReadStartElement Method (String, String)

Checks that the current content node is an element with the given LocalName and NamespaceURI and advances the reader to the next node.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public virtual void ReadStartElement(
	string localname,
	string ns
)

Parameters

localname
Type: System.String

The local name of the element.

ns
Type: System.String

The namespace URI of the element.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

Incorrect XML was encountered in the input stream.

-or-

The LocalName and NamespaceURI properties of the element found do not match the given arguments.

InvalidOperationException

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.”

A call to this method corresponds to a call to IsStartElement followed by a call to Read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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