XPathNavigator.SelectAncestors Method (XPathNodeType, Boolean)

Selects all the ancestor nodes of the current node that have a matching XPathNodeType.

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

public virtual XPathNodeIterator SelectAncestors(
	XPathNodeType type,
	bool matchSelf


Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeType

The XPathNodeType of the ancestor nodes.

Type: System.Boolean

To include the context node in the selection, true; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XPath.XPathNodeIterator
An XPathNodeIterator that contains the selected nodes. The returned nodes are in reverse document order.

The SelectAncestors method has no effect on the state of the XPathNavigator.

For an example of selecting ancestor nodes, see XPathNavigator.SelectAncestors.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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