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XPathNavigator.MoveToFollowing Method (XPathNodeType)

Moves the XPathNavigator to the following element of the XPathNodeType specified in document order.

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

public virtual bool MoveToFollowing(
	XPathNodeType type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeType
The XPathNodeType of the element. The XPathNodeType cannot be Attribute or Namespace.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the XPathNavigator moved successfully; otherwise false.

In the following example, the XPathNavigator is moved from the root of the contosoBooks.xml file to the following bookstore element.


XPathDocument document = new XPathDocument("contosoBooks.xml");
XPathNavigator navigator = document.CreateNavigator();

navigator.MoveToFollowing(XPathNodeType.Element);

Console.WriteLine("Position: {0}", navigator.Name);
Console.WriteLine(navigator.OuterXml);


The example takes the contosoBooks.xml file as an input.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<bookstore xmlns="http://www.contoso.com/books">
    <book genre="autobiography" publicationdate="1981-03-22" ISBN="1-861003-11-0">
        <title>The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin</title>
        <author>
            <first-name>Benjamin</first-name>
            <last-name>Franklin</last-name>
        </author>
        <price>8.99</price>
    </book>
    <book genre="novel" publicationdate="1967-11-17" ISBN="0-201-63361-2">
        <title>The Confidence Man</title>
        <author>
            <first-name>Herman</first-name>
            <last-name>Melville</last-name>
        </author>
        <price>11.99</price>
    </book>
    <book genre="philosophy" publicationdate="1991-02-15" ISBN="1-861001-57-6">
        <title>The Gorgias</title>
        <author>
            <name>Plato</name>
        </author>
        <price>9.99</price>
    </book>
</bookstore>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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