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I have this XML document and I need to read it, but I'm having trouble getting the nested information such as:

I want to read the <location> information into an array list for each Byte compare type ex ("office", "Quark")

<ByteCompareList>
    <ByteCompareType>
      <name>Office</name>
      <ByteCompareLocations>
        <Location>
          <at>43</at>
          <value>135</value>
        </Location>
        <Location>
          <at>44</at>
          <value>134</value>
        </Location>
        <returnFiletype>Access</returnFiletype>
      </ByteCompareLocations>
      <ByteCompareLocations>
        <Location>
          <at>32</at>
          <value>243</value>
        </Location>
        <Location>
          <at>33</at>
          <value>255</value>
        </Location>
        <returnFiletype>Word</returnFiletype>
      </ByteCompareLocations>
    </ByteCompareType>
    <ByteCompareType>
      <name>Quark</name>
      <ByteCompareLocations>
        <Location>
          <at>66</at>
          <value>143</value>
        </Location>
        <Location>
          <at>68</at>
          <value>98</value>
        </Location>
        <returnFiletype>Quark Template</returnFiletype>
      </ByteCompareLocations>
    </ByteCompareType>
  </ByteCompareList>

any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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This:

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.Load("Your document.xml");

    XmlNodeList nodes = doc.SelectNodes("ByteCompareList/ByteCompareType/ByteCompareLocations/Location");

Will get you all of the Location nodes in the document. How you go about putting them into an ArrayList will depend on how you need to work with them.
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by:vo1d
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why do you wanna read that data again in a different logical format?
xmldocument manages the data with an internal tree.
so you would get into memory problems if you have large xml files.
you can work with the xmlnodelist, which references every location nodes you need.

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