XElement.HasElements Property

Gets a value indicating whether this element has at least one child element.

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

public bool HasElements { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this element has at least one child element; otherwise false.

The following example uses this property.

XElement xmlTree1 = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child", 1)
);
Console.WriteLine(xmlTree1.HasElements);
XElement xmlTree2 = new XElement("Root", "contents");
Console.WriteLine(xmlTree2.HasElements);

This example produces the following output:

True
False

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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