Nodes Method

XContainer.Nodes Method ()

 

Returns a collection of the child nodes of this element or document, in document order.

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

member Nodes : unit -> IEnumerable<XNode>

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<XNode>

An IEnumerable<'T> of XNode containing the contents of this XContainer, in document order.

Note that the content does not include attributes. In LINQ to XML, attributes are not considered to be nodes of the tree. They are name/value pairs associated with an element.

This method uses deferred execution.

The following example creates an XML tree with a variety of types of nodes. It then queries this axis method to enumerate and print the nodes.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:

<Child1>1</Child1>
<Child2>2</Child2>
<!--a comment-->
<Child3>3</Child3>
<Child4>4</Child4>
mixed content
<Child5>5</Child5>

The following example creates an XML tree that contains a variety of types of nodes. It then enumerates through portions of the tree, printing the node types.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

This example produces the following output:

Comment
ProcessingInstruction
Element
Attribute
Element
CDATA
Element
Text

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.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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