XObject.Document Property


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Gets the XDocument for this XObject.

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

Public ReadOnly Property Document As XDocument

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XDocument

The XDocument for this XObject.

The following example creates a document with some complex content. It then uses this property to retrieve the document for the Child element.

                Dim doc As XDocument = _
        <?xml version="1.0"?>
        <!--A comment in the document.-->
Dim child As XElement = doc.Descendants("Child").First()
Dim documentOfChild As XDocument = child.Document

This example produces the following output:

<!--A comment in the document.-->

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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