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XElement.HasElements Property

Gets a value indicating whether this element has at least one child element.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public bool HasElements { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if this element has at least one child element; otherwise false.

The following example uses this property.

XElement xmlTree1 = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child", 1)
);
Console.WriteLine(xmlTree1.HasElements);
XElement xmlTree2 = new XElement("Root", "contents");
Console.WriteLine(xmlTree2.HasElements);

This example produces the following output:

True
False

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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