XContainer::DescendantNodes Method ()

 

Returns a collection of the descendant nodes for this document or element, in document order.

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

public:
IEnumerable<XNode^>^ DescendantNodes()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<XNode^>^

An IEnumerable<T> of XNode containing the descendant nodes of the XContainer, in document order.

Note that attributes are not considered to be nodes in LINQ to XML, so they will not be part of the collection that is returned by this method.

This method uses deferred execution.

The following example creates an XML tree, and then iterates through the DescendantNodes axis.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:

Child
GrandChild
element content

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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