XNode::ElementsBeforeSelf Method (XName^)

 

Returns a filtered collection of the sibling elements before this node, in document order. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

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

public:
IEnumerable<XElement^>^ ElementsBeforeSelf(
	XName^ name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.Xml.Linq::XName^

The XName to match.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic::IEnumerable<XElement^>^

An IEnumerable<T> of XElement of the sibling elements before this node, in document order. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

This method only includes siblings in the returned collection. It does not include descendants.

This method uses deferred execution.

The following example uses this method.

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

This example produces the following output:


Child2

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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