XmlReader.ReadStartElement Method

Checks that the current node is an element and advances the reader to the next node.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Overridable Sub ReadStartElement
public virtual void ReadStartElement()

Exceptions

Exception Condition
XmlException

IsStartElement returns false.

Remarks

This method calls IsStartElement followed by Read to position you on the content of that element found in the input stream.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.