RemoveAll Method

XElement.RemoveAll Method ()


Removes nodes and attributes from this XElement.

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

public void RemoveAll()

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

The following example creates an element with attributes and child elements. It then calls this method to remove both the attributes and the child elements.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att1", 1),
    new XAttribute("Att2", 2),
    new XAttribute("Att3", 3),
    new XElement("Child1", 1),
    new XElement("Child2", 2),
    new XElement("Child3", 3)
root.RemoveAll();   // removes children elements and attributes of root

This example produces the following output:

<Root />

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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