XmlNamespaceManager.RemoveNamespace Method

Removes the given namespace for the given prefix.

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

public virtual void RemoveNamespace(
	string prefix,
	string uri


Type: System.String
The prefix for the namespace
Type: System.String
The namespace to remove for the given prefix. The namespace removed is from the current namespace scope. Namespaces outside the current scope are ignored.


The value of prefix or uri is null.

StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
// Create the XmlNamespaceManager.
NameTable nt = new NameTable();
XmlNamespaceManager nsmgr = new XmlNamespaceManager(nt);

// Add prefix/namespace pairs to the XmlNamespaceManager.
nsmgr.AddNamespace("", "www.wideworldimporters.com"); //Adds a default namespace.
nsmgr.AddNamespace("europe", "www.wideworldimporters.com/europe");

String prefix = nsmgr.LookupPrefix("www.wideworldimporters.com/europe");
output.AppendLine(" Before removing prefix: " + prefix);
nsmgr.RemoveNamespace(prefix, "www.wideworldimporters.com/europe");
output.Append(" Before removing prefix: " + nsmgr.LookupPrefix("www.wideworldimporters.com/europe"));

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();


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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