XmlNode.Item Property (String)

Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Item ( _
	name As String _
) As XmlElement

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.

Option Explicit
Option Strict

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample
    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _ 
                    "<price>19.95</price>" & _ 
                    "</book>")

        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.FirstChild
        Console.WriteLine("Display the title element...")
        Console.WriteLine(root("title").OuterXml)
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample

.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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