How to read the attribute of an xml node using XmlTextReader

Hello,

Using....
ASP.NET
XmlTextReader

I need to read the attribute of an xml node.
Here's a sample xml doc...

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<Foods>
<FoodGroup Fruit="apple" Veggie="Carrot" />
</Foods>

How do I extract the value of 'Fruit' ?

Thanks,

--- Mike

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naveenkohliCommented:
Here is some psuedo code.

XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
doc.LoadXml('---- your xml stream ---");

XmlNode oNode = doc.DocumentElement.SelectNode("Foods/FoodGroup");
if (node != null)
{
  String strValue = oNode.Attributes["Fruit"].Value;
}
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MikeCombeAuthor Commented:
Hi Naveenkohi,

Actually I was looking for an XmlTextReader solution.
This works....

dim sr as new StringReader(SomeXmlDoc)
dim xmlReader as  new XmlTextReader(sr)
xmlReader.WhiteSpaceHandling = WhiteSpaceHandling.NONE
if xmlReader.Name.Equals("FoodGroup")       then
     curItem = xmlReader.GetAttribute("Fruit")
End if

THANKS for your help!

--- Mike
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