XPathNavigator and the xmlns Namspace
I'm not an XML guy. I don't live in an angle-bracket world, and that's fine by me. Because of that, I get bit by things like this. Let's say you have an XML document defined like this:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
If I want to find all the
Value nodes, I have to do this:
XPathNavigator navigator = (new XPathDocument("Data.xml")).CreateNavigator();
XmlNamespaceManager manager = new XmlNamespaceManager(navigator.NameTable);
XPathNodeIterator iterator = navigator.Select(
Basically, I'm defining a
v namespace with the same value as the
xmlns namespace in the document. Since you can't redefine
xmlns, this was the only option I could find (and I didn't figure this out on my own; somebody on an internal Magenic list did it for me).
I didn't find a solution via my standard Internet searches, so I figured I post this in the hopes that I save someone else from the pain and suffering I inflicted upon myself today.
* Posted at 11.08.2006 01:40:04 PM CST | Link *