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XmlLinkedNode.PreviousSibling Property

Gets the node immediately preceding this node.

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

public override XmlNode PreviousSibling { get; }
/** @property */
public XmlNode get_PreviousSibling ()

public override function get PreviousSibling () : XmlNode

Property Value

The preceding XmlNode or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if one does not exist.

The following example displays the last two books.

using System;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

      XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
      doc.Load("books.xml");

      XmlNode lastNode = doc.DocumentElement.LastChild;
      Console.WriteLine("Last book...");
      Console.WriteLine(lastNode.OuterXml);

      XmlNode prevNode = lastNode.PreviousSibling;
      Console.WriteLine("\r\nPrevious book...");
      Console.WriteLine(prevNode.OuterXml);  
  }
}

import System.*;
import System.Xml.*;

public class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        doc.Load("books.xml");

        XmlNode lastNode = doc.get_DocumentElement().get_LastChild();
        Console.WriteLine("Last book...");
        Console.WriteLine(lastNode.get_OuterXml());

        XmlNode prevNode = lastNode.get_PreviousSibling();
        Console.WriteLine("\r\nPrevious book...");
        Console.WriteLine(prevNode.get_OuterXml());
    } //main
} //Sample

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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