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XmlCharacterData.DeleteData Method

Removes a range of characters from the node.

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

public virtual void DeleteData (
	int offset,
	int count
public void DeleteData (
	int offset, 
	int count
public function DeleteData (
	offset : int, 
	count : int



The position within the string to start deleting.


The number of characters to delete.

This method raises the XmlNodeChangedAction.Change event.

Notes to Inheritors When overriding DeleteData in a derived class, in order for events to be raised correctly, you must either raise the event yourself or call the base version of this method.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0