XElement.FirstAttribute Property

Gets the first attribute of this element.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Xml.Linq (in System.Xml.Linq.dll)
  System.Xml.XDocument (in System.Xml.XDocument.dll)

public XAttribute FirstAttribute { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute
An XAttribute that contains the first attribute of this element.

Attributes are stored in the element in the order that they were added to the element.

The following example uses this property.

XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att1", 1),
    new XAttribute("Att2", 2),
    new XAttribute("Att3", 3)
);
Console.WriteLine(xmlTree.FirstAttribute);

This example produces the following output:

Att1="1"

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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