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XmlNamedNodeMap.RemoveNamedItem Method (String)

Removes the node from the XmlNamedNodeMap.

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

public virtual XmlNode RemoveNamedItem(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String
The qualified name of the node to remove. The name is matched against the Name property of the matching node.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode
The XmlNode removed from this XmlNamedNodeMap or null if a matching node was not found.

The following example uses the XmlAttributeCollection class (which inherits from XmlNamedNodeMap) to remove an attribute.


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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {
     XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
     doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' publicationdate='1997'> " +
                 "  <title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                 "</book>");      

     XmlAttributeCollection attrColl = doc.DocumentElement.Attributes;

     // Remove the publicationdate attribute.
     attrColl.RemoveNamedItem("publicationdate");

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

  }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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