XmlException.LineNumber Property

Definition

Gets the line number indicating where the error occurred. Line numbers start at 1.

public:
 property int LineNumber { int get(); };
public int LineNumber { get; }
member this.LineNumber : int
Public ReadOnly Property LineNumber As Integer

Property Value

Int32

The line number indicating where the error occurred.

Remarks

Attempting to load the string "<<foo>\r\nbar</foo>" as XML throws an XmlException with the following message:

System.Xml.XmlException: 'Name cannot begin with the '<' character, hexadecimal value 0x3C. Line 1, position 2.'

Showing that line number is 1-based (the error is found in the first line).

Applies to