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XPathNodeType Enumeration

Defines the XPath node types that can be returned from the XPathNavigator class.

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

public enum XPathNodeType

Member nameDescription
RootThe root node of the XML document or node tree.
ElementAn element, such as <element>.
AttributeAn attribute, such as id='123'.
NamespaceA namespace, such as xmlns="namespace".
TextThe text content of a node. Equivalent to the Document Object Model (DOM) Text and CDATA node types. Contains at least one character.
SignificantWhitespaceA node with white space characters and xml:space set to preserve.
WhitespaceA node with only white space characters and no significant white space. White space characters are #x20, #x9, #xD, or #xA.
ProcessingInstructionA processing instruction, such as <?pi test?>. This does not include XML declarations, which are not visible to the XPathNavigator class.
CommentA comment, such as <!-- my comment -->
AllAny of the XPathNodeType node types.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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