XmlDictionaryReader.IsStartElement Method (XmlDictionaryString, XmlDictionaryString)

Tests whether the first element is a start element or empty element and whether the local name and namespace URI match those of the current node.

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


Public Overridable Function IsStartElement ( _
    localName As XmlDictionaryString, _
    namespaceUri As XmlDictionaryString _
) As Boolean
public virtual bool IsStartElement(
    XmlDictionaryString localName,
    XmlDictionaryString namespaceUri


Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the first element in the array is a start element or empty element and matches localName and namespaceUri; otherwise, false.

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: Windows Phone OS 7.0


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