XNode.AddAfterSelf Method (array<Object[])

Adds the specified content immediately after this node.

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


Public Sub AddAfterSelf ( _
    ParamArray content As Object() _
public void AddAfterSelf(
    params Object[] content


  • content
    Type: array<System.Object[]
    A parameter list of content objects.


Exception Condition

The parent is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


For details about the valid content that can be passed to this function, see Valid Content of XElement and XDocument Objects in the .NET Framework documentation.

This method will raise the Changed and the Changing events.


The following example uses a LINQ query to create an IEnumerable<T> of XElement, which it then passes to this method. This adds the results of a query to the tree in the desired location.

Dim output As New StringBuilder
Dim srcTree As XElement = _

Dim xmlTree As XElement = _

Dim child1 As XElement = xmlTree.<Child1>(0)
child1.AddAfterSelf( _
    From el In srcTree.Elements() _
    Where CInt(el) > 3 _
    Select el)

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()
StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
XElement srcTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Element1", 1),
    new XElement("Element2", 2),
    new XElement("Element3", 3),
    new XElement("Element4", 4),
    new XElement("Element5", 5)
XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XElement("Child1", 1),
    new XElement("Child2", 2),
    new XElement("Child3", 3),
    new XElement("Child4", 4),
    new XElement("Child5", 5)
XElement child1 = xmlTree.Element("Child1");
    from el in srcTree.Elements()
    where (int)el > 3
    select el
output.Append(xmlTree + Environment.NewLine + Environment.NewLine);

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString();

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.