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SetAttributeNode Method (String, String)
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XmlElement.SetAttributeNode Method (String, String)

Adds the specified XmlAttribute.

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

public virtual XmlAttribute SetAttributeNode (
	string localName,
	string namespaceURI
)
public XmlAttribute SetAttributeNode (
	String localName, 
	String namespaceURI
)
public function SetAttributeNode (
	localName : String, 
	namespaceURI : String
) : XmlAttribute

Parameters

localName

The local name of the attribute.

namespaceURI

The namespace URI of the attribute.

Return Value

The XmlAttribute to add.

The XmlAttribute does not have any children. Use Value to assign a text value to the attribute or use AppendChild (or a similar method) to add children to the attribute.

The following example adds an attribute to 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;

    // Add a new attribute.
    XmlAttribute attr = root.SetAttributeNode("genre", "urn:samples");
    attr.Value="novel";

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

  }
}

import System.*;
import System.IO.*;
import System.Xml.*;

public class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        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.get_DocumentElement();

        // Add a new attribute.
        XmlAttribute attr = root.SetAttributeNode("genre", "urn:samples");
        attr.set_Value("novel");

        Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
        Console.WriteLine(doc.get_InnerXml());
    } //main 
} //Sample

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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