XmlReader.NameTable Property

When overridden in a derived class, gets the XmlNameTable associated with this implementation.

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

public abstract XmlNameTable NameTable { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNameTable
The XmlNameTable enabling you to get the atomized version of a string within the node.

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.”

All node and attribute names returned from XmlReader are atomized using the NameTable. When the same name is returned multiple times (for example, Customer), then the same String object will be returned for that name. This makes it possible for you to write efficient code that does object comparisons on these strings instead of expensive string comparisons.

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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