XElement.AncestorsAndSelf Method (XName)
Returns a filtered collection of elements that contain this element, and the ancestors of this element. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.
Assembly: System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
The elements in the returned collection are in reverse document order.
This method uses deferred execution.
The following example uses this .
XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root", new XElement("Child", new XElement("GrandChild", "element content") ) ); XElement gc = xmlTree.Element("Child").Element("GrandChild"); IEnumerable<XElement> aas = gc.AncestorsAndSelf("Child"); foreach (XElement el in aas) Console.WriteLine(el.Name);
This example produces the following output:
Available since 8
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Supported in: portable .NET platforms
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