CSharp - Traversing Up from an XElement Object via the Parent Property

Description

Traversing Up from an XElement Object via the Parent Property

Demo

using System;
using System.Linq;
using System.Xml.Linq;
using System.Collections.Generic;

class Program/*from   w ww  .j  a v  a2s.c  o  m*/
{
    static void Main(string[] args){
        XElement firstParticipant;
        
        //  A full document with all the bells and whistles.
        XDocument xDocument = new XDocument(
          new XDeclaration("1.0", "UTF-8", "yes"),
          new XDocumentType("Books", null, "Books.dtd", null),
          new XProcessingInstruction("BookCataloger", "out-of-print"),
          //  Notice on the next line that we are saving off a reference to the first
          //  Book element.
          new XElement("Books", firstParticipant =
            new XElement("Book",
              new XAttribute("type", "Author"),
              new XElement("FirstName", "Joe"),
              new XElement("LastName", "Ruby")),
            new XElement("Book",
              new XAttribute("type", "Editor"),
              new XElement("FirstName", "PHP"),
              new XElement("LastName", "Python"))));
        
        Console.WriteLine(firstParticipant.Parent);
    }
}

Result

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