Item Property (String)
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XmlNode::Item Property (String^)


Gets the first child element with the specified Name.

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

property XmlElement^ default[
	String^ name
] {
	virtual XmlElement^ get(String^ 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>"
   "</book>" );
   XmlNode^ root = doc->FirstChild;
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the title element..." );
   Console::WriteLine( root[ "title" ]->OuterXml );

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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