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1. How to add LinkID element to Link.xml while adding new data in textbox and selecting data in a combo box?.

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I have two similar questions related to my subject for adding data to two textboxes and to two combo boxes.
First , I am using the code in Part A to add data selected from two combox  boxes to a link.xml file. I’ve now added a linkID element to the link.xml file. How do I modify the code in Part A to also add a LinkID element and increment its value based on the last LinkID’s value?
Second, I am using the code in Part B to save data entered in two textboxes, I’ve also added a LinkID element to the link.xml file. How do I modify the code in Part B to also add a LinkID element and increment its value based on the last LinkID’s value?

My actual project contains more than two textbox/combobox controls, I’m only using two as an example assuming if it works for two controls it will also work for additional controls.

Code Part A:
an = MsgBox("Are you sure you want to Add this record?", MsgBoxStyle.YesNo, "Warning before Attempting to Save Data")
        If an = MsgBoxResult.Yes Then
            Dim xml As String = LinkStream.InnerXml
            Dim newline As String = Environment.NewLine
            Dim replacement As String = "<Link><ReceiverID>" & CmbRec.SelectedValue & "</ReceiverID><DonorID>" & CmbDonor.SelectedValue & "</DonorID></Link>"
            LinkStream.InnerXml = LinkStream.InnerXml.Replace("</Root>", "") & replacement & "</Root>"
            LinkStream.Save(Application.StartupPath & "/Link.xml")
            Dim cnt As Integer = LinkStream.SelectNodes("Root/Link").Count
            txtTotalRecords.Text = cnt
            MsgBox("Data was Saved")
        End If
        If an = MsgBoxResult.No Then
            MsgBox("Record was not Added")
        End If 

<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>


Code Part B:
Dim MyDoc As XDocument = XDocument.Load(Application.StartupPath & "/Donor.xml")
        Dim LargestID = (From el In MyDoc.Descendants("Donor") Select CInt(el.<DonorID>.Value)).ToList
        Dim CheckForItem = (From el In MyDoc.Descendants("Donor").Elements("Name") Select el.Value).ToList
        If Not CheckForItem.Contains(Me.TextBox1.Text.ToString) Then
            Dim xNew As XElement = New XElement("Donor")
            xNew.Add(New XElement("DonorID", (LargestID.Last() + 1)))
            xNew.Add(New XElement("Name", Me.TextBox1.Text.ToString))
        End If
        MyDoc.Save(Application.StartupPath & "/donor.xml")
        Dim MyDoc1 As XDocument = XDocument.Load(Application.StartupPath & "/Receiver.xml")
        Dim LargestID1 = (From el In MyDoc1.Descendants("Receiver") Select CInt(el.<ReceiverID>.Value)).ToList
        Dim CheckForItem1 = (From el In MyDoc1.Descendants("Receiver").Elements("Name") Select el.Value).ToList
        If Not CheckForItem1.Contains(Me.Textbox2.Text.ToString) Then
            Dim xNew1 As XElement = New XElement("Receiver")
            xNew1.Add(New XElement("ReceiverID", (LargestID1.Last() + 1)))
            xNew1.Add(New XElement("Name", Me.Textbox2.Text.ToString))
        End If
        MyDoc1.Save(Application.StartupPath & "/Receiver.xml")

        'Update Link.xml
        Dim MyDocLink As XDocument = XDocument.Load(Application.StartupPath & "/Link.xml")
        Dim xNewLink As XElement = New XElement("Link")
        xNewLink.Add(New XElement("ReceiverID", (LargestID.Last() + 1)))
        xNewLink.Add(New XElement("DonorID", (LargestID1.Last() + 1)))
        MyDocLink.Save(Application.StartupPath & "/Link.xml")


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