previousSibling Property (Windows CE 5.0)

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Contains the previous sibling of the node in the parent's child list.


Script Syntax

var objXMLDOMNode = oXMLDOMNode.previousSibling;

Script Parameters


Script Return Value

Object. Left sibling of this node.


C/C++ Syntax

HRESULT get_previousSibling(IXMLDOMNode** previousSibling);

C/C++ Parameters

  • previousSibling
    [out, retval] Left sibling of this node.

C/C++ Return Values

  • S_OK
    Value returned if successful.
    Value returned when there is no previous sibling.
    Value returned if previousSibling is Null.


OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.0 and later.
Header: Msxml2.h, Msxml2.idl.

General Remarks

This value depends on the value of the nodeType property.

Value Description
NODE_ATTRIBUTE, NODE_DOCUMENT, NODE_DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT Always returns Null; these node types do not appear as children of any other nodes.
NODE_CDATA_SECTION, NODE_COMMENT, NODE_DOCUMENT_TYPE, NODE_ELEMENT, NODE_ENTITY, NODE_ENTITY_REFERENCE, NODE_NOTATION, NODE_PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION, NODE_TEXT Returns the node immediately preceding this node in its parent's child list. Returns Null if no such node exists.

This property is read-only, and applies to the following objects and interfaces:

IXMLDOMAttribute, IXMLDOMCDATASection, IXMLDOMCharacterData, IXMLDOMComment, DOMDocument, IXMLDOMDocumentFragment, IXMLDOMDocumentType, IXMLDOMElement, IXMLDOMEntity, IXMLDOMEntityReference, IXMLDOMNode, IXMLDOMNotation, IXMLDOMProcessingInstruction, IXMLDOMText, and IXTLRuntime

See Also

nodeType Property

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