XmlNode.RemoveChild Method (XmlNode)

 

Removes specified child node.

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

Public Overridable Function RemoveChild (
	oldChild As XmlNode
) As XmlNode

Parameters

oldChild
Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The node being removed.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The node removed.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The oldChild is not a child of this node. Or this node is read-only.

Notes to Inheritors:

When overriding RemoveChild in a derived class, in order for events to be raised correctly, you must call the RemoveChild method of the base class.

The following example removes a node from the XML document.

Option Explicit
Option Strict

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample

    Public Shared Sub Main()
        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                    "</book>")

        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.DocumentElement

        'Remove the title element.
        root.RemoveChild(root.FirstChild)

        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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