XmlReader.MoveToAttribute Method (String, String)

When overridden in a derived class, moves to the attribute with the specified LocalName and NamespaceURI.

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

abstract MoveToAttribute : 
        name:string * 
        ns:string -> bool

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The local name of the attribute.

ns
Type: System.String

The namespace URI 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.

ExceptionCondition
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.”

ArgumentNullException

Both parameter values are a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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