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How Do You Read a XML File from a Visual Studio Project?

Posted on 2014-07-29
Last Modified: 2014-09-05
I need to read a XML file loaded into a Visual Studio Project.  How do you read the XML file from the Visual Studio project files?


Question by:danielolorenz
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Drag it into your solution. Set the properties BuildAction=Content and Copy to Output Directory=Copy always. Then you can simply read it by e.g.
static void Main(string[] args)
  XDocument document = XDocument.Load(@"MyDocument.xml");            

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karthickj25 earned 500 total points
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Are you trying to read .xml files added to project, or files with .proj extension?

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