XmlAttributeCollection.Append(XmlAttribute) XmlAttributeCollection.Append(XmlAttribute) XmlAttributeCollection.Append(XmlAttribute) XmlAttributeCollection.Append(XmlAttribute) Method

Definition

Inserts the specified attribute as the last node in the collection.

public:
 System::Xml::XmlAttribute ^ Append(System::Xml::XmlAttribute ^ node);
public System.Xml.XmlAttribute Append (System.Xml.XmlAttribute node);
member this.Append : System.Xml.XmlAttribute -> System.Xml.XmlAttribute
Public Function Append (node As XmlAttribute) As XmlAttribute

Parameters

node
XmlAttribute XmlAttribute XmlAttribute XmlAttribute

The attribute to insert.

Returns

The XmlAttribute to append to the collection.

Exceptions

node was created from a document different from the one that created this collection.

Examples

The following example adds a new attribute to a 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 ISBN='1-861001-57-5'><title>Pride And Prejudice</title></book>" );
   
   //Create a new attribute.
   XmlAttribute^ newAttr = doc->CreateAttribute( "genre" );
   newAttr->Value = "novel";
   
   //Create an attribute collection and add the new attribute
   //to the collection.
   XmlAttributeCollection^ attrColl = doc->DocumentElement->Attributes;
   attrColl->Append( newAttr );
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the modified XML...\r\n" );
   Console::WriteLine( doc->OuterXml );
}

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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main(){
  
    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");      

    //Create a new attribute.
    XmlAttribute newAttr = doc.CreateAttribute("genre");
    newAttr.Value = "novel";

    //Create an attribute collection and add the new attribute
    //to the collection.
    XmlAttributeCollection attrColl = doc.DocumentElement.Attributes;
    attrColl.Append(newAttr);

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...\r\n");
    Console.WriteLine(doc.OuterXml);  
  }
}
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample

  public shared sub Main()
  
    Dim doc as XmlDocument = new XmlDocument()
    doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                "</book>")      

    'Create a new attribute.
    Dim newAttr as XmlAttribute = doc.CreateAttribute("genre")
    newAttr.Value = "novel"

    'Create an attribute collection and add the new attribute
    'to the collection.  
    Dim attrColl as XmlAttributeCollection = doc.DocumentElement.Attributes
    attrColl.Append(newAttr)

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...")
    Console.WriteLine(doc.OuterXml)

  end sub
end class

Remarks

If an attribute with the same name is already present in the collection, the original attribute is removed from the collection and node is added to the end of the collection.

This method is a Microsoft extension to the Document Object Model (DOM).

Applies to