XPathSelect Method (String)
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TemplateControl.XPathSelect Method (String)


Evaluates an XPath data-binding expression and returns a node collection that implements the IEnumerable interface.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

member XPathSelect : 
        xPathExpression:string -> IEnumerable


Type: System.String

The XPath expression to evaluate. For more information, see XPathBinder.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

An IEnumerable node list.

The XPathSelect method calls the XPathBinder.Select method using the GetDataItem method to resolve the IXPathNavigable object reference that the expression is evaluated against.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the XPathSelect method in a Repeater control.

The following test XML data can be used in the preceding code example.

   <contact id="1">
     <name>contact name 1</name>
     <note>contact note 1</note>
   <contact id="2">
     <name>contact name 2</name>
     <note>contact note 2</note>

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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