XNode.Ancestors Method

Returns a collection of the ancestor elements of this node.

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 Ancestors() Returns a collection of the ancestor elements of this node.
Public method Ancestors(XName) Returns a filtered collection of the ancestor elements of this node. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.
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Optionally a node name can be specified to filter for ancestor elements with a specific name.

The nodes in the returned collection are in reverse document order.

This method uses deferred execution.

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