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XPathNavigator.SelectDescendants Method (XPathNodeType, Boolean)

Selects all the descendant nodes of the current node that have a matching XPathNodeType.

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

public virtual XPathNodeIterator SelectDescendants(
	XPathNodeType type,
	bool matchSelf
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeType

The XPathNodeType of the descendant nodes.

matchSelf
Type: System.Boolean

true to include the context node in the selection; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeIterator
An XPathNodeIterator that contains the selected nodes.

The SelectDescendants method has no effect on the state of the XPathNavigator.

For an example of selecting ancestor, child and descendant nodes, see SelectAncestors.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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