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XmlNode.ChildNodes Property

Gets all the child nodes of the node.

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

'Declaration
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property ChildNodes As XmlNodeList

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNodeList
An XmlNodeList that contains all the child nodes of the node.
If there are no child nodes, this property returns an empty XmlNodeList.

The following example displays all the child nodes of the root element.


Option Strict
Option Explicit

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml

Public Class Sample

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" & _
                    "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" & _
                    "<price>19.95</price>" & _
                    "</book>")

        Dim root As XmlNode = doc.FirstChild

        'Display the contents of the child nodes.
        If root.HasChildNodes Then
            Dim i As Integer
            For i = 0 To root.ChildNodes.Count - 1
                Console.WriteLine(root.ChildNodes(i).InnerText)
            Next i
        End If
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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