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XPathNavigator.MoveToFirstChild Method

When overridden in a derived class, moves the XPathNavigator to the first child node of the current node.

Namespace:  System.Xml.XPath
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
public abstract bool MoveToFirstChild()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
Returns true if the XPathNavigator is successful moving to the first child node of the current node; otherwise, false. If false, the position of the XPathNavigator is unchanged.

Root and Element are the only two XPathNodeType values that can have children. This property always returns false for all other XPathNodeType node types.

For an example of the MoveToFirstChild method, see the Clone method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

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