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
)

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 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);

  }
}

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