SyndicationFeed.TryParseElement Method

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Attempts to parse an element extension.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication (in System.ServiceModel.Syndication.dll)


Protected Friend Overridable Function TryParseElement ( _
    reader As XmlReader, _
    version As String _
) As Boolean
protected internal virtual bool TryParseElement(
    XmlReader reader,
    string version


  • version
    Type: System.String
    The syndication version to use while parsing.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A value that specifies whether the element extension was parsed successfully.


Exception Condition

Invalid XML encountered during read.


Element extensions are valid XML elements that are not specified in either the Atom 1.0 or RSS 2.0 specifications. You can add any valid XML element as an extension, provided its namespace is different from the enclosing namespace. This method is an extension point that allows you to handle the deserialization of a custom element extension. To do this, you must derive a class from SyndicationFeed and override this method. This method is called for all unrecognized element extensions.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


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