XmlElement.OwnerDocument XmlElement.OwnerDocument XmlElement.OwnerDocument XmlElement.OwnerDocument Property

Definition

Gets the XmlDocument to which this node belongs.

public:
 virtual property System::Xml::XmlDocument ^ OwnerDocument { System::Xml::XmlDocument ^ get(); };
public override System.Xml.XmlDocument OwnerDocument { get; }
member this.OwnerDocument : System.Xml.XmlDocument
Public Overrides ReadOnly Property OwnerDocument As XmlDocument

Property Value

The XmlDocument to which this element belongs.

Examples

The following example inserts a new element into an 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 genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'><title>Pride And Prejudice</title></book>" );
   XmlElement^ root = doc->DocumentElement;
   
   // Create a new element.
   XmlElement^ elem = doc->CreateElement( "price" );
   elem->InnerText = "19.95";
   
   // Display the new element's owner document. Note
   // that although the element has not been inserted
   // into the document, it still has an owner document.
   Console::WriteLine( elem->OwnerDocument->OuterXml );
   
   // Add the new element into the document.
   root->AppendChild( elem );
   Console::WriteLine( "Display the modified XML..." );
   Console::WriteLine( doc->InnerXml );
}

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

public class Sample
{
  public static void Main()
  {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book genre='novel' ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlElement root = doc.DocumentElement;

    // Create a new element.
    XmlElement elem = doc.CreateElement("price");
    elem.InnerText="19.95";

    // Display the new element's owner document. Note
    // that although the element has not been inserted
    // into the document, it still has an owner document.
    Console.WriteLine(elem.OwnerDocument.OuterXml);
    
    // Add the new element into the document.
    root.AppendChild(elem);

    Console.WriteLine("Display the modified XML...");
    Console.WriteLine(doc.InnerXml);

  }
}
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

public class Sample

  public shared sub Main()

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

    Dim root as XmlElement = doc.DocumentElement

    ' Create a new element.
    Dim elem as XmlElement = doc.CreateElement("price")
    elem.InnerText="19.95"

    ' Display the element's owner document. Note
    ' that although the element has not been inserted
    ' into the document, it still has an owner document.
    Console.WriteLine(elem.OwnerDocument.OuterXml)
    
    'Add the element into the document.
    root.AppendChild(elem)

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

  end sub
end class

Remarks

When adding nodes to the current node, use the XmlDocument returned by the OwnerDocument property to create the node.

Applies to