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XmlElement.RemoveAttribute Method (String, String)

Removes an attribute with the specified local name and namespace URI. (If the removed attribute has a default value, it is immediately replaced).

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable Sub RemoveAttribute ( _
	localName As String, _
	namespaceURI As String _
)

Parameters

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The node is read-only.

If the removed attribute is known to have a default value, an attribute immediately appears containing the default value and, if applicable, the corresponding namespace URI, local name, and prefix.

The following example removes an attribute from 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

    ' Remove the ISBN attribute.
    root.RemoveAttribute("ISBN", "urn:samples")

    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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