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XmlElement.SetAttributeNode Method (String, String)

Adds the specified XmlAttribute.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
'Declaration
Public Overridable Function SetAttributeNode ( _
	localName As String, _
	namespaceURI As String _
) As XmlAttribute

Parameters

localName
Type: System.String
The local name of the attribute.
namespaceURI
Type: System.String
The namespace URI of the attribute.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlAttribute
The XmlAttribute to add.

The XmlAttribute does not have any children. Use Value to assign a text value to the attribute or use AppendChild (or a similar method) to add children to the attribute.

The following example adds an attribute to an element.


Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample

  public shared sub Main()

    Dim doc as XmlDocument = new XmlDocument()
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                "</book>")

    Dim root as XmlElement = doc.DocumentElement

    ' Add a new attribute.
    Dim attr as XmlAttribute = root.SetAttributeNode("genre", "urn:samples")
    attr.Value="novel"

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...")
    Console.WriteLine(doc.InnerXml)

  end sub
end class


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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