XmlElement.RemoveAttributeNode Method (String, String)

 

Removes the XmlAttribute specified by the 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)

public virtual XmlAttribute RemoveAttributeNode(
	string localName,
	string namespaceURI
)

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 removed XmlAttribute or null if the XmlElement does not have a matching attribute node.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

This node is read-only.

The following example removes an attribute from an element.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

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

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Remove the ISBN attribute.
    root.RemoveAttributeNode("ISBN", "urn:samples");

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

  }
}

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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