XElement.FirstAttribute Property

Gets the first attribute of this element.

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


Public ReadOnly Property FirstAttribute As XAttribute
public XAttribute FirstAttribute { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Xml.Linq.XAttribute
An XAttribute that contains the first attribute of this element.


Attributes are stored in the element in the order that they were added to the element.


The following example uses this property.

Dim output As New StringBuilder
Dim xmlTree As XElement = <Root Att1="1" Att2="2" Att3="3"/>

OutputTextBlock.Text = output.ToString()
StringBuilder output = new StringBuilder();
XElement xmlTree = new XElement("Root",
    new XAttribute("Att1", 1),
    new XAttribute("Att2", 2),
    new XAttribute("Att3", 3)
output.Append(xmlTree.FirstAttribute + 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.