XmlDocument.GetElementsByTagName Method (String, String)

 

Returns an XmlNodeList containing a list of all descendant elements that match the specified LocalName and NamespaceURI.

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

Public Overridable Function GetElementsByTagName (
	localName As String,
	namespaceURI As String
) As XmlNodeList

Parameters

localName
Type: System.String

The LocalName to match. The special value "*" matches all tags.

namespaceURI
Type: System.String

NamespaceURI to match.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlNodeList

An XmlNodeList containing a list of all matching nodes. If no nodes match the specified localName and namespaceURI, the returned collection will be empty.

The nodes are placed in the order in which they would be encountered in the document tree.

System_CAPS_noteNote

It is recommended that you use the XmlNode.SelectNodes or XmlNode.SelectSingleNode method instead of the GetElementsByTagName method.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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