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XElement.SetValue Method

Sets the value of this element.

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

public void SetValue(
	Object value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System.Object
The value to assign to this element. The value is converted to its string representation and assigned to the Value property.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The value is null.

ArgumentException

The value is an XObject.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

It is invalid to pass an instance of a class that derives from XObject, such as XElement.

The following example creates an element that contains a child element. It then sets the value of the element using this method.


StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
XElement root = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child", "child content")
);
root.SetValue("new content");
output.Append(root + Environment.NewLine);

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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