XmlReader.Item Property (String, String)

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When overridden in a derived class, gets the value of the attribute with the specified LocalName and NamespaceURI.

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


Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Item ( _
    name As String, _
    namespaceURI As String _
) As String
public virtual string this[
    string name,
    string namespaceURI
] { get; }


  • namespaceURI
    Type: System.String
    The namespace URI of the attribute.

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value of the specified attribute. If the attribute is not found, nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.


This property does not move the reader.

Version Information


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


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