XmlNode::Item Property (String)

Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

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

public:
virtual property XmlElement^ Item[String^ name] {
	XmlElement^ get (String^ name);
}

Parameters

name
Type: System::String

The qualified name of the element to retrieve.

Property Value

Type: System.Xml::XmlElement
The first XmlElement that matches the specified name. It returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there is no match.

This property is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example displays the title element.

#using <System.Xml.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;

int main()
{
   XmlDocument^ doc = gcnew XmlDocument;
   doc->LoadXml( "<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" 
   "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" 
   "<price>19.95</price>" 
   "</book>" );
   XmlNode^ root = doc->FirstChild;
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the title element..." );
   Console::WriteLine( root[ "title" ]->OuterXml );
}

.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
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