XPathNavigator.IsEmptyElement Property


When overridden in a derived class, gets a value that indicates whether the current node is an empty element without an end element tag.

 abstract property bool IsEmptyElement { bool get(); };
public abstract bool IsEmptyElement { get; }
member this.IsEmptyElement : bool
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property IsEmptyElement As Boolean

Property Value


true if the current node is an empty element; otherwise, false.


This property enables you to determine the difference between the following different elements.

Element IsEmptyElement Value
<item num="123"/> true
<item num="123">test</item> false
<item num="123"></item> false

Applies to