XNode.NextNode Property


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Gets the next sibling node of this node.

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

Public ReadOnly Property NextNode As XNode

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XNode

The XNode that contains the next sibling node.

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

The following example uses this property to loop through nodes.

                Dim xmlTree As XElement = _ 
            <Child1>1</Child1>Some Text
                <GrandChild>GrandChild Content</GrandChild>
            <!--a comment-->

Dim node As XNode = xmlTree.Element("Child2")
    Dim sb As StringBuilder = New StringBuilder()
    sb.Append(String.Format("NodeType: {0}", node.NodeType.ToString().PadRight(10)))
    Select Case node.NodeType
        Case XmlNodeType.Text
            sb.Append(DirectCast(node, XText).Value)
        Case XmlNodeType.Element
            sb.Append(DirectCast(node, XElement).Name)
        Case XmlNodeType.Comment
            sb.Append(DirectCast(node, XComment).Value)
    End Select

    node = node.NextNode
Loop While (Not (node Is Nothing))

This example produces the following output:

                NodeType: Element   Child2
NodeType: Comment   a comment
NodeType: Element   Child3

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
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