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CustomXMLPart.Delete Method

Office 2007
Deletes the current CustomXMLPart from the data store (IXMLDataStore interface).
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References to DTDs from custom XML parts are not supported. DTD references in custom XML parts will not resolve, and custom XML parts containing DTD references generate an exception when an attempt is made to save the file's content to a flat XML file.



expression   An expression that returns a CustomXMLPart object.


If you attempt to delete the part containing the core properties, the operation is not performed and an error message is displayed.

The following example adds a custom XML part, select a node with a criteria, and delete the part and node.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub ShowCustomXmlParts()
    On Error GoTo Err

    Dim cxp1 As CustomXMLPart
    Dim cxn As CustomXMLNode

    With ActiveDocument
        ' Example written for Word.

        ' Add and then load from a file.
        Set cxp1 = .CustomXMLParts.Add
        cxp1.Load "c:\invoice.xml"

        Set cxn = cxp1.SelectSingleNode("//*[@quantity < 4]") 
        ' Insert a subtree before the single node selected previously.
        ' Delete custom XML part.
    End With
    Exit Sub
' Exception handling. Show the message and resume.
        MsgBox (Err.Description)
        Resume Next
End Sub