XmlElement.RemoveAttribute Method (String)

 

Removes an attribute by name.

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

public virtual void RemoveAttribute(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the attribute to remove.This is a qualified name. It is matched against the Name property of the matching node.

Exception Condition
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.

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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Remove the genre attribute.
    root.RemoveAttribute("genre");

    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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