XmlElement.RemoveAttributeAt Method

Removes the attribute node with the specified index from the element. (If the removed attribute has a default value, it is immediately replaced).

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

public virtual XmlNode RemoveAttributeAt (
	int i
)
public XmlNode RemoveAttributeAt (
	int i
)
public function RemoveAttributeAt (
	i : int
) : XmlNode
Not applicable.

Parameters

i

The index of the node to remove. The first node has index 0.

Return Value

The attribute node removed or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if there is no node at the given index.

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

The following example removes an attribute from an element.

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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Remove the genre attribute.
    root.RemoveAttributeAt(0);
    
    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
    Console.WriteLine(doc.InnerXml);

  }
}

import System.*;
import System.IO.*;
import System.Xml.*;

public class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>"
            + "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>"
            + "</book>");

        XmlElement root = doc.get_DocumentElement();

        // Remove the genre attribute.
        root.RemoveAttributeAt(0);

        Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
        Console.WriteLine(doc.get_InnerXml());
    } //main 
} //Sample

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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