XmlNode.LocalName Property


Gets the local name of the node, when overridden in a derived class.

 abstract property System::String ^ LocalName { System::String ^ get(); };
public abstract string LocalName { get; }
member this.LocalName : string
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property LocalName As String

Property Value

The name of the node with the prefix removed. For example, LocalName is book for the element <bk:book>.

The name returned is dependent on the NodeType of the node:

Type Name
Attribute The local name of the attribute.
CDATA #cdata-section
Comment #comment
Document #document
DocumentFragment #document-fragment
DocumentType The document type name.
Element The local name of the element.
Entity The name of the entity.
EntityReference The name of the entity referenced.
Notation The notation name.
ProcessingInstruction The target of the processing instruction.
Text #text
Whitespace #whitespace
SignificantWhitespace #significant-whitespace
XmlDeclaration #xml-declaration


If the node does not have a prefix, LocalName is the same as Name.

Applies to

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