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Appends a new empty element to the given target element.


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using System;
using System.Xml;

namespace RegExpressModel.Utility
  static class XmlUtility

    /// <summary>
    /// Appends a new empty element to the given target element.
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="targetElement">The target element to append the created element to.</param>
    /// <param name="targetDocument">The target document.</param>
    /// <param name="elementName">Name of the element to create.</param>
    /// <returns>The created element.</returns>
    internal static XmlElement AppendElement(this XmlElement targetElement, XmlDocument targetDocument,
        string elementName)
      if (targetElement == null || targetDocument == null || String.IsNullOrEmpty(elementName))
        return null;

      XmlElement element = targetDocument.CreateElement(elementName);

      return element;



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