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XML DOM removeAttributeNode() Method


Element Object Reference Element Object

Definition and Usage

The removeAttributeNode() method removes a specified attribute node.

If a default value for the attribute is defined in a DTD, a new attribute immediately appears with the default value.

This function returns the removed attribute node.

Syntax

elementNode.removeAttributeNode(node)

Parameter Description
node Required. The node to remove


Example

The following code fragment loads "books.xml" into xmlDoc using loadXMLDoc() and removes the "category" attribute nodes from all <book> elements:

Example

xmlDoc=loadXMLDoc("books.xml");

x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName('book');

for(i=0;i<x.length;i++)
{
attnode=x.item(i).getAttributeNode("category");
old_att=x.item(i).removeAttributeNode(attnode);
document.write("Removed attribute: " + old_att.name + "
");
}

Output:

Removed attribute: category
Removed attribute: category
Removed attribute: category
Removed attribute: category

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