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XPathDocument Class

Provides a fast, read-only cache for XML document processing using XSLT.

For a list of all members of this type, see XPathDocument Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class XPathDocument
   Implements IXPathNavigable
public class XPathDocument : IXPathNavigable
public __gc class XPathDocument : public IXPathNavigable
public class XPathDocument implements IXPathNavigable

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


This class is optimized for XSLT processing and the XPath data model. It does not maintain node identity nor does it do the rule checking required by the W3C DOM.


Namespace: System.Xml.XPath

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

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

See Also

XPathDocument Members | System.Xml.XPath Namespace | XslTransform