How to: Access XML Attributes (Visual Basic)

This example shows how to use an attribute axis property to access XML attributes in an XML element by name. In particular, it uses the type attribute axis property to access the attribute named type in the phone object.

Example

Dim phone As XElement = <phone type="home">206-555-0144</phone>

Console.WriteLine("Type: " & phone.@type)

See Also

System.Xml.Linq.XElement.Attributes
XML Attribute Axis Property
Accessing XML in Visual Basic
XML