XDocumentType.InternalSubset Property

Gets or sets the internal subset for this Document Type Definition (DTD).

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


Public Property InternalSubset As String
public string InternalSubset { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the internal subset for this Document Type Definition (DTD).


The following example creates a document with a DTD that contains an internal subset.

Dim output As New StringBuilder
Dim internalSubset = _
    "<!ELEMENT Pubs (Book+)>" & Environment.NewLine & _
    "<!ELEMENT Book (Title, Author)>" & Environment.NewLine & _
    "<!ELEMENT Title (#PCDATA)>" & Environment.NewLine & _
    "<!ELEMENT Author (#PCDATA)>"

Dim doc As XDocument = _
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?>
    <!--This is a comment.-->
    <?xml-stylesheet href='mystyle.css' title='Compact' type='text/css'?>
            <Title>Artifacts of Roman Civilization</Title>
            <Author>Moreno, Jordao</Author>
            <Title>Midieval Tools and Implements</Title>
            <Author>Gazit, Inbar</Author>
    <!--This is another comment.-->

doc.FirstNode.AddAfterSelf(New XDocumentType("Pubs", Nothing, Nothing, internalSubset))


OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()
    StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
    string internalSubset = @"<!ELEMENT Pubs (Book+)>
<!ELEMENT Book (Title, Author)>
<!ELEMENT Author (#PCDATA)>";

    string target = "xml-stylesheet";
    string data = "href=\"mystyle.css\" title=\"Compact\" type=\"text/css\"";

    XDocument doc = new XDocument(
        new XComment("This is a comment."),
        new XProcessingInstruction(target, data),
        new XDocumentType("Pubs", null, null, internalSubset),
        new XElement("Pubs",
            new XElement("Book",
                new XElement("Title", "Artifacts of Roman Civilization"),
                new XElement("Author", "Moreno, Jordao")
            new XElement("Book",
                new XElement("Title", "Midieval Tools and Implements"),
                new XElement("Author", "Gazit, Inbar")
        new XComment("This is another comment.")
    doc.Declaration = new XDeclaration("1.0", "utf-8", "true");

    output.Append(doc.DocumentType.InternalSubset + Environment.NewLine);

    OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();

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.