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write to xml asp.net

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i want to delete content of existing xml file and then write new data to it. how do i do that in vb.net asp.net thanks.
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Commented:
In order to manuplate XML file in ASP.net and VB.net.

Use XmlDocument Class.

you can find example at following link.

http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/UploadFile/mahesh/ReadWriteXMLTutMellli2111282005041517AM/ReadWriteXMLTutMellli21.aspx

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and then read this out so you can create a listbox out of this.
<class name ="English" id= "class1">
   <studentinfo id="1">
        <studentname>Anderson</studentname>
        <studentid>1111</studentid>
   </studentinfo>
</class>
i will have multiple class and multiple studentinfo. can you guys help please. thanks.

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In which format you want to display this. Or you just want to read this.

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well i just want to read the xml in the format i gave abve and then put that into a select list
like this

<select ....>
<option group=English>
<option value=studentid>Student name</option>
</select>

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Commented:
sorry i want to read and write(create) xml file
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this is the format i have
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<catalog>
  <optgroup label="Bakery">
    <option value="111">Chicken</option>
  </optgroup>
  <optgroup label="BBQ">
    <option value="222">Fried</option>
  </optgroup>
</catalog>
how do i read it so that i would have label in the select list and then value and text in item?

i have this and dont know where to go from there.
 For Each productnode In nodelist
            If productnode.Attributes.Count > 0 Then
                For Each productsubnode In productnode.ChildNodes
                    'add to child list box                    
                    ListBox_Section1.Items.Add(New ListItem(productsubnode.Name.ToString, productsubnode.Value.ToString))
                Next
            End If
        Next

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Dim groupNodes As XmlNodeList = doc.SelectNodes("/catalog/optgroup")
        Dim output As New System.Text.StringBuilder
        output.Append("<Select>")
        For Each node As XmlNode In groupNodes
            output.AppendFormat("<option group=""{0}"" />", node.Attributes(0).Value)
            Dim students As XmlNodeList = node.ChildNodes()
            For Each snode As XmlNode In students
                output.AppendFormat("<option value=""{0}"" >{1}</option>", snode.Attributes(0).Value, snode.InnerText)
            Next
        Next
        output.Append("<Select>")

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the only thing i got out of your code is <select> <select>
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