DescendantsAndSelf Method

Extensions.DescendantsAndSelf Method

 

Returns a collection of every element in the source collection, and all descendant elements for every element in the source collection.

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

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDescendantsAndSelf(IEnumerable<XElement>)

Returns a collection of elements that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendent elements of every element in the source collection.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDescendantsAndSelf(IEnumerable<XElement>, XName)

Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains every element in the source collection, and the descendents of every element in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

Although Visual Basic has an integrated XML axis for descendant elements, there is no integrated axis that has the semantics of this method.

This method uses deferred execution.

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