SecurityElement.Attribute(String) SecurityElement.Attribute(String) SecurityElement.Attribute(String) SecurityElement.Attribute(String) Method

Definition

Finds an attribute by name in an XML element.

public:
 System::String ^ Attribute(System::String ^ name);
public string Attribute (string name);
member this.Attribute : string -> string
Public Function Attribute (name As String) As String

Parameters

name
String String String String

The name of the attribute for which to search.

Returns

The value associated with the named attribute, or null if no attribute with name exists.

Exceptions

Examples

The following code shows the use of the Attribute method to find an attribute by name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

String^ xmlCreationDate = xmlElement->Attribute(L"creationdate");
string xmlCreationDate = xmlElement.Attribute("creationdate");
Dim xmlCreationDate As String = xmlElement.Attribute("creationdate")

Remarks

With XML as follows, Attribute("B") would return "456".

<thetag A="123" B="456" C="789">text</thetag>  

Applies to