XPathNodeType Enumeration

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

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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