XmlNameTable.Get Method (array<Char[], Int32, Int32)

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When overridden in a derived class, gets the atomized string containing the same characters as the specified range of characters in the given array.

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


Public MustOverride Function Get ( _
    array As Char(), _
    offset As Integer, _
    length As Integer _
) As String
public abstract string Get(
    char[] array,
    int offset,
    int length


  • array
    Type: array<System.Char[]
    The character array containing the name to look up.
  • offset
    Type: System.Int32
    The zero-based index into the array specifying the first character of the name.
  • length
    Type: System.Int32
    The number of characters in the name.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The atomized string or nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the string has not already been atomized. If length is zero, String.Empty is returned.


Exception Condition

0 > offset


offset >= array.Length


length > array.Length

The above conditions do not cause an exception to be thrown if length =0.


array is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


For more information on atomized strings, see XmlNameTable.

Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows CE Platform Note: An ArgumentOutOfRangeException is not thrown if length is less than zero.

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


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