TemplateControl::XPathSelect Method (String^)

 
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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)

public protected:
IEnumerable^ XPathSelect(
	String^ xPathExpression
)

Parameters

xPathExpression
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.

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

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

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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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