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Document Property

XObject.Document Property

Gets the XDocument for this XObject.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public XDocument Document { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XDocument
The XDocument for this XObject.

The following example creates a document with some complex content. It then uses this property to retrieve the document for the Child element.

XDocument doc = new XDocument(
    new XComment("A comment in the document."),
    new XElement("Root",
        new XElement("Child", "content")
    )
);
XElement child = doc.Descendants("Child").First();
XDocument documentOfChild = child.Document;
Console.WriteLine(documentOfChild.FirstNode);

This example produces the following output:

<!--A comment in the document.-->

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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