AddBeforeSelf Method (Object)
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XNode.AddBeforeSelf Method (Object)

Adds the specified content immediately before this node.

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

public void AddBeforeSelf(
	Object content


Type: System.Object
A content object that contains simple content or a collection of content objects to be added before this node.


The parent is null.

For details about the valid content that can be passed to this function, see Valid Content of XElement and XDocument Objects in the .NET Framework documentation.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.

The following example uses this method to add an element into the tree.

StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child1", 1),
    new XElement("Child2", 2),
    new XElement("Child3", 3),
    new XElement("Child4", 4),
    new XElement("Child5", 5)
XElement child1 = xmlTree.Element("Child1");
    new XElement("NewChild", 10)
output.Append(xmlTree + Environment.NewLine);

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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