XmlNode.FirstChild Property

 

Gets the first child of the node.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property FirstChild As XmlNode

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNode

The first child of the node. If there is no such node, null is returned.

For information about child nodes, see the W3C DOM (Core) Level 1 specification

The following example displays the title element.

Option Explicit
Option Strict

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

        Console.WriteLine("Display the title element...")
        Console.WriteLine(root.FirstChild.OuterXml)
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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