XPathNavigator.HasChildren Property

 

Gets a value indicating whether the current node has any child nodes.

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

public virtual bool HasChildren { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the current node has any child nodes; otherwise, false.

If the XPathNavigator is positioned on a node that cannot have child nodes, the HasChildren property always returns false.

The following table lists the child node XPathNodeType nodes allowed for each XPathNodeType node.

XPathNodeType Node

Child XPathNodeType Nodes

Root

Element, Comment, or ProcessingInstruction nodes.

System_CAPS_noteNote

DocumentFragment is equivalent to Root when using the XmlDocument class and can have the same children as an element.

Element

Element, Text, Comment, ProcessingInstruction, Whitespace or SignificantWhitespace nodes.

All other XPathNodeType nodes

Cannot have child nodes.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 4.0
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