XmlNode.Attributes Property

Definition

Gets an XmlAttributeCollection containing the attributes of this node.

public:
 virtual property System::Xml::XmlAttributeCollection ^ Attributes { System::Xml::XmlAttributeCollection ^ get(); };
public virtual System.Xml.XmlAttributeCollection Attributes { get; }
member this.Attributes : System.Xml.XmlAttributeCollection
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Attributes As XmlAttributeCollection

Property Value

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.

Examples

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

#using <System.Xml.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml;
int main()
{
   XmlDocument^ doc = gcnew XmlDocument;
   doc->LoadXml( "<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>"
   "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>"
   "</book>" );
   XmlNode^ root = doc->FirstChild;
   
   //Create a new attribute.
   String^ ns = root->GetNamespaceOfPrefix( "bk" );
   XmlNode^ attr = 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 );
}

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

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book xmlns:bk='urn:samples' bk:ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlNode root = doc.FirstChild;

    //Create a new attribute.
    string ns = root.GetNamespaceOfPrefix("bk");
    XmlNode attr = 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);

  }
}
Option Strict
Option Explicit

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
End Class

Applies to