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Hello All

I was un able to execute a simple code shown below
Please help on the same
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
  public static void Main()
    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +

    //Create an attribute.
    XmlAttribute attr = doc.CreateAttribute("publisher#");
    attr.Value = "WorldWide Publishing";

    //Add the new node to the document.

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
[no name] 3-Apr-13 8:14am    
Why is it that you are unable to run the code?
[no name] 3-Apr-13 8:16am    
Ah, I see... you need to read the documentation.
Ron.bharath 3-Apr-13 8:22am    
the xml attribute is not allowed to have special characters. i want to escape that special character.

1 solution

The line,
XmlAttribute attr = doc.CreateAttribute("publisher#");

causes the issue.

Special character '#' is not valid for attribute name.
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