Extensions.Ancestors Method

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

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

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticAncestors<T>(IEnumerable<T>)

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

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticAncestors<T>(IEnumerable<T>, 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.

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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