XNode.Ancestors Method (XName)
Returns a filtered collection of the ancestor elements of this node. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.
Assembly: System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
Return ValueType: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable(XElement)
An IEnumerable(T) of XElement of the ancestor elements of this node. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.
The nodes in the returned collection are in reverse document order.
This method uses deferred execution.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.