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Extensions.DescendantsAndSelf Method (IEnumerable<XElement>, XName)

Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendents of every element in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assembly:  System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
public static IEnumerable<XElement> DescendantsAndSelf(
	this IEnumerable<XElement> source,
	XName name
)

Parameters

source
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<XElement>

An IEnumerable<T> of XElement that contains the source collection.

name
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XName

The XName to match.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<XElement>
An IEnumerable<T> of XElement that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendents of every element in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IEnumerable<XElement>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

Although Visual Basic has an integrated XML axis for descendant elements, there is no integrated axis that has the semantics of this method, so Visual Basic users must use this axis method explicitly.

This method uses deferred execution.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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