XAttribute.NextAttribute Property


Gets the next attribute of the parent element.

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

Public ReadOnly Property NextAttribute As XAttribute

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute

An XAttribute containing the next attribute of the parent element.

Attributes are maintained in the XML tree in the order that they were added to the element. When a collection of attributes is returned by Attributes, they are returned in the order that they were added, and are not sorted. When you request the next attribute through this property, this property returns the attribute that was added after this attribute.

If this attribute does not have a parent, or if there is no next attribute, then this property returns null.

The following example shows how to iterate through the attributes of an element using this property.

                Dim root As XElement = <Root Att1="1" Att2="2" Att3="3" Att4="4"/>
Dim att As XAttribute = root.FirstAttribute
Dim val As Boolean = True
    att = att.NextAttribute
Loop While (Not (att Is Nothing))

This example produces the following output:


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