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NameTable.Add Method (Char[], Int32, Int32)


Atomizes the specified string and adds it to the NameTable.

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

public override string Add(
	char[] key,
	int start,
	int len


Type: System.Char[]

The character array containing the string to add.

Type: System.Int32

The zero-based index into the array specifying the first character of the string.

Type: System.Int32

The number of characters in the string.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The atomized string or the existing string if one already exists in the NameTable. If len is zero, String.Empty is returned.

Exception Condition

0 > start


start >= key.Length


len >= key.Length

The above conditions do not cause an exception to be thrown if len =0.


len < 0.

For more information on atomized strings, see NameTable.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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