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XmlElement class

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Encapsulates information specific to XML Element nodes.

Syntax


var xmlElement = XmlDocument.createElement();
var xmlElement = XmlDocument.createElementNS();

Attributes

[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

Members

The XmlElement class has these types of members:

Methods

The XmlElement class has these methods. With C#, Visual Basic, and C++, it also inherits methods from the Object class.

MethodDescription
AppendChild Appends a new child node as the last child of the node.
CloneNode Clones a new node.
GetAttribute Returns the value of the attribute.
GetAttributeNode Returns the attribute node.
GetAttributeNodeNS Returns the specified attribute from the specified namespace.
GetAttributeNS Returns the value of the attribute.
GetElementsByTagName Returns a list of all descendant elements that match the supplied name.
GetXml Returns the XML representation of the node and all its descendants.
HasChildNodes Determines whether a node has children.
InsertBefore Inserts a child node to the left of the specified node, or at the end of the list.
Normalize Normalizes all descendant elements by combining two or more adjacent text nodes into one unified text node.
RemoveAttribute Removes or replaces the named attribute.
RemoveAttributeNode Removes the specified attribute from this element.
RemoveAttributeNS Removes the specified attribute from this element in the specified namespace.
RemoveChild Removes the specified child node from the list of children and returns it.
ReplaceChild Replaces the specified old child node with the supplied new child node.
SelectNodes Applies the specified pattern-matching operation to this node's context and returns the list of matching nodes as an XmlNodeList.
SelectNodesNS Applies the specified pattern-matching operation to this node's context and returns the list of matching nodes as an XmlNodeList.
SelectSingleNode Applies the specified pattern-matching operation to this node's context and returns the first matching node.
SelectSingleNodeNS Applies the specified pattern-matching operation to this node's context and returns the first matching node.
SetAttribute Sets the value of the named attribute.
SetAttributeNode Sets or updates the supplied attribute node on this element.
SetAttributeNodeNS Sets or updates the supplied attribute node on this element.
SetAttributeNS Sets the value of the named attribute

 

Properties

The XmlElement class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

Attributes

Read-onlyGets the list of attributes of this node.

ChildNodes

Read-onlyGets a list of children in the current node.

FirstChild

Read-onlyGets the first child node.

InnerText

Read/writeGets the text from inside the XML.

LastChild

Read-onlyGets the last child node.

LocalName

Read-onlyGets the local name, which is the local part of a qualified name. This is called the local part in Namespaces in XML.

NamespaceUri

Read-onlyReturns the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) for the namespace.

NextSibling

Read-onlyGets the next sibling of the node in the parent's child list.

NodeName

Read-onlyReturns the qualified name for attribute, document type, element, entity, or notation nodes. Returns a fixed string for all other node types.

NodeType

Read-onlyGets the XML Document Object Model (DOM) node type, which determines valid values and whether the node can have child nodes.

NodeValue

Read/writeGets or sets the text associated with the node.

OwnerDocument

Read-onlyReturns the root of the document that contains the node.

ParentNode

Read-onlyGets the parent node of the node instance.

Prefix

Read/writeGets or sets the namespace prefix.

PreviousSibling

Read-onlyGets the previous sibling of the node in the parent's child list.

TagName

Read-onlyGets the element name.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [Windows Store apps only]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.Data.Xml.Dom
Windows::Data::Xml::Dom [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

 

 

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