XContainer.ReplaceWith Method

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Replaces this node with the specified content.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

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  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 ReplaceWith(Object) Replaces this node with the specified content. (Inherited from XNode.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 ReplaceWith(array<Object[]) Replaces this node with the specified content. (Inherited from XNode.)

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Remarks

For details about the valid content that can be passed to this function, see Valid Content of XElement and XDocument Objects in the .NET Framework documentation.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

Examples

The following example uses this method to replace the contents of a node with different content.

XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child1", "child1 content"),
    new XElement("Child2", "child2 content"),
    new XElement("Child3", "child3 content"),
    new XElement("Child4", "child4 content"),
    new XElement("Child5", "child5 content")
);
XElement child3 = xmlTree.Element("Child3");
child3.ReplaceWith(
    new XElement("NewChild", "new content")
);
Dim xmlTree As XElement = _ 
        <Root>
            <Child1>child1 content</Child1>
            <Child2>child2 content</Child2>
            <Child3>child3 content</Child3>
            <Child4>child4 content</Child4>
            <Child5>child5 content</Child5>
        </Root>

Dim child3 As XElement = xmlTree.<Child3>(0)
child3.ReplaceWith(<NewChild>new content</NewChild>)