Extensions.DescendantsAndSelf Method (IEnumerable<XElement>, XName)

 

Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendents of every element in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

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

public static IEnumerable<XElement> DescendantsAndSelf(
	this IEnumerable<XElement> source,
	XName name
)

Parameters

source
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<XElement>

An IEnumerable<T> of XElement that contains the source collection.

name
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XName

The XName to match.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<XElement>

An IEnumerable<T> of XElement that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendents of every element in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

Although Visual Basic has an integrated XML axis for descendant elements, there is no integrated axis that has the semantics of this method, so Visual Basic users must use this axis method explicitly.

This method uses deferred execution.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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