XContainer.FirstNode Property

 

Get the first child node of this node.

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

public XNode FirstNode { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XNode

An XNode containing the first child node of the XContainer.

The following example creates an element that contains child elements. It then gets the first child node of the parent element.


                XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child1", 1),
    new XElement("Child2", 2),
    new XElement("Child3", 3),
    new XElement("Child4", 4),
    new XElement("Child5", 5)
);
XNode firstNode = xmlTree.FirstNode;
Console.WriteLine(firstNode);

This example produces the following output:


<Child1>1</Child1>

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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