nodeName Property (Windows CE 5.0)

Send Feedback

Contains the qualified name of the element, attribute, or entity reference, or a fixed string for other node types.


Script Syntax

strValue= oXMLDOMNode.nodeName;

Script Parameters


Script Return Value

String. Node name, which varies depending on the node type.


C/C++ Syntax

HRESULT get_nodeName(BSTR* name);

C/C++ Parameters

  • name
    [out, retval] Node name, which varies depending on the node type.

C/C++ Return Values

  • S_OK
    Value returned if successful.
    Value returned if name is Null.


OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.0 and later.
Header: Msxml2.h, Msxml2.idl.

General Remarks

The property is read-only and always contains a non-empty string. The nodeName property contains the qualified name for the element, attribute, or entity reference. For example, it returns xxx:yyy for the element <xxx:yyy>.

The node name value varies, depending on the nodeType property.

Value Description
NODE_ATTRIBUTE Contains the name of the attribute.
NODE_CDATA_SECTION Contains the literal string "#cdata-section".
NODE_COMMENT Contains the literal string "#comment".
NODE_DOCUMENT Contains the literal string "#document".
NODE_DOCUMENT_TYPE Contains the name of the document type; for example, xxx in <!DOCTYPE xxx ...>.
NODE_DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT Contains the literal string "#document-fragment".
NODE_ELEMENT Contains the name of the XML tag, with any namespace prefix included if present.
NODE_ENTITY Contains the name of the entity.
NODE_ENTITY_REFERENCE Contains the name of the entity referenced. Note that the name does not include the leading ampersand or the trailing semicolon. The name includes the namespace if one is present.
NODE_NOTATION Contains the name of the notation.
NODE_PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION Contains the target; the first token following the <? characters.
NODE_TEXT Contains the literal string "#text".

This property applies to the following objects and interfaces:

IXMLDOMAttribute, IXMLDOMCDATASection, IXMLDOMCharacterData, IXMLDOMComment, DOMDocument, IXMLDOMDocumentFragment, IXMLDOMDocumentType, IXMLDOMElement, IXMLDOMEntity, IXMLDOMEntityReference, IXMLDOMNode, IXMLDOMNotation, IXMLDOMProcessingInstruction, IXMLDOMText, and IXTLRuntime.

See Also

nodeType Property

Send Feedback on this topic to the authors

Feedback FAQs

© 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.