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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)

public virtual XmlNodeList ChildNodes { get; }
/** @property */
public XmlNodeList get_ChildNodes ()

public function get ChildNodes () : XmlNodeList

Property Value

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.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>" +
                "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>" +
                "<price>19.95</price>" +
                "</book>");

    XmlNode root = doc.FirstChild;

    //Display the contents of the child nodes.
    if (root.HasChildNodes)
    {
      for (int i=0; i<root.ChildNodes.Count; i++)
      {
        Console.WriteLine(root.ChildNodes[i].InnerText);
      }
    }
  }
}

import System.*;
import System.IO.*;
import System.Xml.*;

public class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        doc.LoadXml("<book ISBN='1-861001-57-5'>"
            + "<title>Pride And Prejudice</title>"
            + "<price>19.95</price>"
            + "</book>");

        XmlNode root = doc.get_FirstChild();

        //Display the contents of the child nodes.
        if (root.get_HasChildNodes()) {
            for (int i = 0; i < root.get_ChildNodes().get_Count(); i++) {
                Console.WriteLine(root.get_ChildNodes().Item(i).get_InnerText());
            }
        }
    } //main
} //Sample

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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