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XmlReader.IsStartElement Method

Calls MoveToContent and tests if the current content node is a start tag or empty element tag.

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

public virtual bool IsStartElement()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if MoveToContent finds a start tag or empty element tag; false if a node type other than XmlNodeType.Element was found.

ExceptionCondition
XmlException

Incorrect XML is encountered in the input stream.

This method skips white space, comments, and processing instructions until the reader is positioned on a content node. The method then tests if the current node is an element.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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