XContainer.Descendants Method (XName)

 

Returns a filtered collection of the descendant elements for this document or element, 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)

member Descendants : 
        name:XName -> IEnumerable<XElement>

Parameters

name
Type: System.Xml.Linq.XName

The XName to match.

Return Value

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

An IEnumerable<'T> of XElement containing the descendant elements of the XContainer that match the specified XName.

This method uses deferred execution.

The following example prints all descendants of an element.

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

This example produces the following output:

Child

The following is the same example, but in this case the XML is in a namespace. For more information, see Working with XML Namespaces.

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

This example produces the following output:

{http://www.adventure-works.com}Child

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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