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XPathNavigator.MoveToFirstChild Method

When overridden in a derived class, moves the XPathNavigator to the first child node of the current node.

Namespace: System.Xml.XPath
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public abstract bool MoveToFirstChild ()
public abstract boolean MoveToFirstChild ()
public abstract function MoveToFirstChild () : boolean

Return Value

Returns true if the XPathNavigator is successful moving to the first child node of the current node; otherwise, false. If false, the position of the XPathNavigator is unchanged.

Root and Element are the only two XPathNodeType values that can have children. This property always returns false for all other XPathNodeType node types.

For an example of the MoveToFirstChild method, see the Clone method.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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