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XPathDocument.XPathDocument(String) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the XPathDocument class from the XML data in the specified file.

Namespace: System.Xml.XPath
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public XPathDocument (
	string uri
public XPathDocument (
	String uri
public function XPathDocument (
	uri : String
Not applicable.



The path of the file that contains the XML data.

Exception typeCondition


An error was encountered in the XML data. The XPathDocument remains empty.


The file path parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

To preserve white space, use the XPathDocument constructor that accepts an XmlSpace object as a parameter.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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