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XmlNode.NextSibling Property

Gets the node immediately following this node.

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

public virtual XmlNode NextSibling { get; }
/** @property */
public XmlNode get_NextSibling ()

public function get NextSibling () : XmlNode

Property Value

The next XmlNode. If there is no next node, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.

The following example displays all the books in the XML document.

using System;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample {

  public static void Main() {

      XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();

      XmlNode currNode = doc.DocumentElement.FirstChild;
      Console.WriteLine("First book...");

      XmlNode nextNode = currNode.NextSibling;
      Console.WriteLine("\r\nSecond book...");


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

public class Sample
    public static void main(String[] args)
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();

        XmlNode currNode = doc.get_DocumentElement().get_FirstChild();
        Console.WriteLine("First book...");

        XmlNode nextNode = currNode.get_NextSibling();
        Console.WriteLine("\r\nSecond book...");
    } //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