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XDocument.IsDirty Property

Office 2007
A read-only property that returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the data in a Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 form has been modified since it was last saved. Read-only

Version Information
 Version Added:  InfoPath 2003



expression   An expression that returns a XDocument object.

Return Value


If the IsDirty property is True, data in the form's underlying XML document has been changed since it was last saved. If False, no changes have occurred.

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Changes that occur during the OnLoad event will not result in the IsDirty property being set to True.

Security Level 2: Can be accessed only by forms running in the same domain as the currently open form, or by forms that have been granted cross-domain permissions.


In the following example, the IsDirty property of the XDocument object is used to determine whether data in the form has been changed:

if (XDocument.IsDirty)
   XDocument.UI.Alert("Data has been changed.");
   XDocument.UI.Alert("Data has not been changed.");