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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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