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XContainer.ReplaceNodes Method (Object[])

Replaces the children nodes of this document or element with the specified content.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)

public void ReplaceNodes(
	params Object[] content
)

Parameters

content
Type: System.Object[]

A parameter list of content objects.

For details about the valid content that can be passed to this function, see Valid Content of XElement and XDocument Objects.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

This method has snapshot semantics. It first creates a copy of the new content. It then removes all children nodes of this node. Finally, it adds the new content as children nodes. This means that you can replace children nodes using a query on the children nodes themselves.

The following example creates a dictionary and an XML tree. It then queries the dictionary, projects the results to an IEnumerable<T> of XElement, and replaces the contents of the XML tree with the results of the query.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child", 1),
    new XElement("Child", 2),
    new XElement("Child", 3),
    new XElement("Child", 4),
    new XElement("Child", 5)
);
root.ReplaceNodes(
    from el in root.Elements()
    where (int)el >= 3
    select el
);
Console.WriteLine(root);

This example produces the following output:

<Root>
  <Child>3</Child>
  <Child>4</Child>
  <Child>5</Child>
</Root>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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