ReadElementContentAsDecimal Method (String, String)
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XmlReader.ReadElementContentAsDecimal Method (String, String)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Checks that the specified local name and namespace URI matches that of the current element, then reads the current element and returns the contents as a Decimal object.

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

public virtual decimal ReadElementContentAsDecimal(
	string localName,
	string namespaceURI
)

Parameters

localName
Type: System.String
The local name of the element.
namespaceURI
Type: System.String
The namespace URI of the element.

Return Value

Type: System.Decimal
The element content as a Decimal object.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The XmlReader is not positioned on an element.

XmlException

The current element contains child elements.

-or-

The element content cannot be converted to a Decimal.

ArgumentNullException

The method is called with null arguments.

ArgumentException

The specified local name and namespace URI do not match that of the current element being read.

This method reads the start tag, the contents of the element, and moves the reader past the end element tag. It expands entities and ignores processing instructions and comments. The element can only contain simple content. That is, it cannot have child elements.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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