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XmlReader.ReadStartElement Method ()

Checks that the current node is an element and advances the reader to the next node.

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

public virtual void ReadStartElement ()
public void ReadStartElement ()
public function ReadStartElement ()

Exception typeCondition

XmlException

IsStartElement returns false.

This method calls IsStartElement followed by Read to position you on the content of that element found in the input stream.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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