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XPathNavigator.ValueType Gets the .NET Framework Type of the current node.

using System;
using System.Linq;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Linq;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Xml.XPath;
public class MainClass
    public static void Main()
        XmlReaderSettings settings = new XmlReaderSettings();
        settings.Schemas.Add("http://www.domain.com/books", "domainBooks.xsd");
        settings.ValidationType = ValidationType.Schema;

        XmlReader reader = XmlReader.Create("domainBooks.xml", settings);

        XPathDocument document = new XPathDocument(reader);
        XPathNavigator navigator = document.CreateNavigator();

        navigator.MoveToChild("bookstore", "http://www.domain.com/books");
        navigator.MoveToChild("book", "http://www.domain.com/books");
        navigator.MoveToChild("price", "http://www.domain.com/books");


        string price = navigator.ValueAs(typeof(string)) as string;

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<xs:schema attributeFormDefault="unqualified" elementFormDefault="qualified" targetNamespace="http://www.domain.com/books" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
    <xs:element name="bookstore">
                <xs:element maxOccurs="unbounded" name="book">
                            <xs:element name="title" type="xs:string" />
                            <xs:element name="author">
                                        <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="name" type="xs:string" />
                                        <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="first-name" type="xs:string" />
                                        <xs:element minOccurs="0" name="last-name" type="xs:string" />
                            <xs:element name="price" type="xs:decimal" />
                        <xs:attribute name="genre" type="xs:string" use="required" />
                        <xs:attribute name="publicationdate" type="xs:date" use="required" />
                        <xs:attribute name="ISBN" type="xs:string" use="required" />



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