XPathNavigator.ToString Method


Gets the text value of the current node.

 override System::String ^ ToString();
public override string ToString ();
override this.ToString : unit -> string
Public Overrides Function ToString () As String



A string that contains the text value of the current node.


The content returned by the ToString method depends on the XPathNodeType of the node.

XPathNodeType Property Value
Root The InnerText of the root node.
Element The InnerText of the element.
Attribute The value of the attribute.
Text The content of the text node.
ProcessingInstruction The entire content excluding the target.
Comment The content of the comment.
Whitespace The white space between mark-up.
SignificantWhitespace The white space between markup in a mixed content model, or white space within an xml:space='preserve' scope.

Applies to