XmlNode.Attributes Property

 

Gets an XmlAttributeCollection containing the attributes of this node.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Attributes As XmlAttributeCollection

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlAttributeCollection

An XmlAttributeCollection containing the attributes of the node.

If the node is of type XmlNodeType.Element, the attributes of the node are returned. Otherwise, this property returns null.

The following example adds a new attribute to the XML document.

Option Strict
Option Explicit

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                    "</book>")

        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.FirstChild

        'Create a new attribute.
        Dim ns As String = root.GetNamespaceOfPrefix("bk")
        Dim attr As XmlNode = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Attribute, "genre", ns)
        attr.Value = "novel"

        'Add the attribute to the document.
        root.Attributes.SetNamedItem(attr)

        Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...")
        doc.Save(Console.Out)
    End Sub 'Main 
End Class 'Sample

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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