XmlReader.Settings Property


Gets the XmlReaderSettings object used to create this XmlReader instance.

 virtual property System::Xml::XmlReaderSettings ^ Settings { System::Xml::XmlReaderSettings ^ get(); };
public virtual System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings Settings { get; }
member this.Settings : System.Xml.XmlReaderSettings
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Settings As XmlReaderSettings

Property Value


The XmlReaderSettings object used to create this reader instance. If this reader was not created using the Create method, this property returns null.


An XmlReader method was called before a previous asynchronous operation finished. In this case, InvalidOperationException is thrown with the message "An asynchronous operation is already in progress."



The XmlReaderSettings object can contain sensitive information such as user credentials. Applications must be careful when caching this object or passing it to another component.

The XmlReaderSettings class is used to specify the set of features to support on the created reader instance. The XmlReaderSettings object returned by this property cannot be modified. Any attempt to change individual settings results in an exception being thrown.

Applies to