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Ancestors Method

IEnumerable<T>.Ancestors Method

.NET Framework 3.5

Returns a collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

  NameDescription
Public Extension Method Ancestors() Returns a collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection. (Defined by Extensions.)
Public Extension Method Ancestors(XName) Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection. (Defined by Extensions.)
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If multiple nodes in the source collection have the same ancestor, the ancestor will be included multiple times in the result collection. To avoid this, use the Distinct method.

This method uses deferred execution.

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