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vb.net - how do I use the xmlreader.create with a string rather than a file

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I have a string that contains a xml file and want to read this with xml reader - the xmlreader.create command seems to want a file path?
If there a way to read the string into the xmlreader?.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 2000 total points
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Try:

Dim xml As String = "<root><somechild><somegrandchild></somegrandchild></somechild></root>"
Dim sReader As New System.IO.StringReader(xml)
Dim xReader As System.Xml.XmlReader = System.Xml.XmlReader.Create(sReader)

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Thanks that was what I as after
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