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Extensions.Descendants Method

Returns a collection of elements that contains the descendant elements of every element and document in the source collection.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

  Name Description
Public method Static member Descendants<T>(IEnumerable<T>) Returns a collection of elements that contains the descendant elements of every element and document in the source collection.
Public method Static member Descendants<T>(IEnumerable<T>, XName) Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains the descendant elements of every element and document in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.
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Visual Basic users can use the integrated XML descendant axis to retrieve the descendant elements of a collection. However, the integrated axis only retrieves descendants with a specified name. If Visual Basic users want to retrieve all descendants, then they must use this axis method explicitly.

This method uses deferred execution.

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