Reference a different attribute

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  1. Jeff
    Jeff avatar
    6 posts
    Member since:
    May 2016

    Posted 28 Sep 2016 Link to this post

    I have a XML file for users to click a link to display a help pdf.  The XML is using Node Text = Course and I can use Text to display the PDF in an iframe.  The XML has attributes of PDFFile and Permissions, also.

    A part of the xml file:

    <Node Text="System Software Requirements" PDFName="SystemSoftware" Permissions="Administrator,Installer">
        <Node Text="Client PC System Software" PDFName="SystemSoftwareClientPC" Permissions="Administrator,Installer"/>
        <Node Text="Server System Software" PDFName="SystemSoftwareServer" Permissions="Administrator,Installer"/>

    In the C# code behind, I am using Telerik.Web.UI.RadTreeNodeEventArgs e

    string PDFName = e.Node.Text

    to display the pdf file

    I would like to use PDFName to display the PDF file and remove the link if the person is not an Administrator or Installer.  I have tried selectedName.Attribute("PDFName"), but it is giving me an error.  What attribute should I use?



  2. Nencho
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    1777 posts

    Posted 03 Oct 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Jeff,

    Instead of selectedName.Attribute("PDFName"), could you try using selectedName.Attribute["PDFName"]. The attributes are key-value based, which is why, you need to use [ ] brackets.

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