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XAttribute.SetValue Method

Sets the value of this attribute.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
'Declaration
Public Sub SetValue ( _
	value As Object _
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object

The value to assign to this attribute.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The value parameter is Nothing.

ArgumentException

The value is an XObject.

The value is converted to its string representation and assigned to the Value property.

It is invalid to pass an instance of a class that derives from XObject, such as XElement or XAttribute.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

The following example creates an element with several attributes. It then changes the contents of one of the attributes.

Dim root As XElement = <Root Att1="content1" Att2="content2" Att3="content3"/>
Dim att As XAttribute = root.Attribute("Att2")
att.SetValue("new content")
Console.WriteLine(root)

This example produces the following output:

<Root Att1="content1" Att2="new content" Att3="content3" />

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 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 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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