XPathNavigator.MoveToFollowing Method (XPathNodeType)

Moves the XPathNavigator to the following element of the XPathNodeType specified in document order.

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

public virtual bool MoveToFollowing(
	XPathNodeType type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeType

The XPathNodeType of the element. The XPathNodeType cannot be Attribute or Namespace.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the XPathNavigator moved successfully; otherwise false.

In the following example, the XPathNavigator is moved from the root of the contosoBooks.xml file to the following bookstore element.

XPathDocument document = new XPathDocument("contosoBooks.xml");
XPathNavigator navigator = document.CreateNavigator();

navigator.MoveToFollowing(XPathNodeType.Element);

Console.WriteLine("Position: {0}", navigator.Name);
Console.WriteLine(navigator.OuterXml);

The example takes the contosoBooks.xml file as an input.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<bookstore xmlns="http://www.contoso.com/books">
    <book genre="autobiography" publicationdate="1981-03-22" ISBN="1-861003-11-0">
        <title>The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin</title>
        <author>
            <first-name>Benjamin</first-name>
            <last-name>Franklin</last-name>
        </author>
        <price>8.99</price>
    </book>
    <book genre="novel" publicationdate="1967-11-17" ISBN="0-201-63361-2">
        <title>The Confidence Man</title>
        <author>
            <first-name>Herman</first-name>
            <last-name>Melville</last-name>
        </author>
        <price>11.99</price>
    </book>
    <book genre="philosophy" publicationdate="1991-02-15" ISBN="1-861001-57-6">
        <title>The Gorgias</title>
        <author>
            <name>Plato</name>
        </author>
        <price>9.99</price>
    </book>
</bookstore>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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