XmlReader.Create Method (TextReader, XmlReaderSettings, String)

Creates a new XmlReader instance by using the specified text reader, settings, and base URI.

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

static member Create : 
        input:TextReader * 
        settings:XmlReaderSettings * 
        baseUri:string -> XmlReader

Parameters

input
Type: System.IO.TextReader

The text reader from which to read the XML data. A text reader returns a stream of Unicode characters, so the encoding specified in the XML declaration isn't used by the XmlReader to decode the data stream.

settings
Type: System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings

The settings for the new XmlReader instance. This value can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

baseUri
Type: System.String

The base URI for the entity or document being read. This value can be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Security Note   The base URI is used to resolve the relative URI of the XML document. Do not use a base URI from an untrusted source.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlReader
An object that is used to read the XML data in the stream.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The input value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

By default an XmlUrlResolver with no credentials is used to access any external resources such as a document type definition (DTD), entities, schemas, and so on.

Important noteImportant

Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5.2, no default XmlUrlResolver is provided. If you’re solution targets the.NET Framework 4.5.2, specify an XmlResolver using the XmlReaderSettings.XmlResolver property.

If the external resource is located on a network resource that requires authentication, use the XmlReaderSettings.XmlResolver property to specify an XmlResolver with the necessary credentials.

Security noteSecurity Note

You can use one of the following methods to control which resources the XmlReader can access:

-or-

  • Do not allow the XmlReader to open any external resources by setting the XmlResolver property to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The created XmlReader object expands entity references and performs XML normalization of new line characters.

.NET Framework

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

.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
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