Extensions.Ancestors Method

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Returns a collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

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  Name Description
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Ancestors<T>(IEnumerable<T>) Returns a collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Ancestors<T>(IEnumerable<T>, XName) Returns a filtered collection of elements that contains the ancestors of every node in the source collection. Only elements that have a matching XName are included in the collection.

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If multiple nodes in the source collection have the same ancestor, the ancestor will be included multiple times in the result collection. To avoid this, use the Distinct method.

This method uses deferred execution.