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XmlNodeChangedEventArgs.Action Property

Gets a value indicating what type of node change event is occurring.

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

public XmlNodeChangedAction Action { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNodeChangedAction
An XmlNodeChangedAction value describing the node change event.

XmlNodeChangedAction Value



A node has been or will be inserted.


A node has been or will be removed.


A node has been or will be changed.


The Action value does not differentiate between when the event occurred (before or after). You can create separate event handlers to handle both instances.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0