MoveToFirstChild Method

XPathNavigator.MoveToFirstChild Method ()


When overridden in a derived class, moves the XPathNavigator to the first child node of the current node.

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

public abstract bool MoveToFirstChild()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

Returns true if the XPathNavigator is successful moving to the first child node of the current node; otherwise, false. If false, the position of the XPathNavigator is unchanged.

Root and Element are the only two XPathNodeType values that can have children. This property always returns false for all other XPathNodeType node types.

For an example of the MoveToFirstChild method, see the Clone method.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 4.0
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