XElement.RemoveAll XElement.RemoveAll XElement.RemoveAll XElement.RemoveAll Method

Definition

Removes nodes and attributes from this XElement.

public:
 void RemoveAll();
public void RemoveAll ();
member this.RemoveAll : unit -> unit
Public Sub RemoveAll ()

Examples

The following example creates an element with attributes and child elements. It then calls this method to remove both the attributes and the child elements.

XElement root = new XElement("Root",  
    new XAttribute("Att1", 1),  
    new XAttribute("Att2", 2),  
    new XAttribute("Att3", 3),  
    new XElement("Child1", 1),  
    new XElement("Child2", 2),  
    new XElement("Child3", 3)  
);  
root.RemoveAll();   // removes children elements and attributes of root  
Console.WriteLine(root);  
Dim root As XElement = _   
        <Root Attr1="1" Attr2="2" Attr3="3">  
            <Child1>1</Child1>  
            <Child2>2</Child2>  
            <Child3>3</Child3>  
        </Root>  

root.RemoveAll()   ' removes children elements and attributes of root  
Console.WriteLine(root)  

This example produces the following output:

<Root />  

Remarks

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

Applies to

See also