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 ReadOnly Property FirstNode As XNode

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.


                Dim xmlTree As XElement = _ 
        <Root>
            <Child1>1</Child1>
            <Child2>2</Child2>
            <Child3>3</Child3>
            <Child4>4</Child4>
            <Child5>5</Child5>
        </Root>

Dim firstNode As XNode = 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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