Class Element::Element

A program element. Either a control flow element (ControlFlowElement), an attribute (Attribute), a declaration (Declaration), a modifier (Modifier), a namespace (Namespace), a namespace declaration (NamespaceDeclaration), a using directive (UsingDirective), or type parameter constraints (TypeParameterConstraints).

Direct supertypes

Indirect supertypes

Known direct subtypes

Predicates

fromLibrary

Holds if this element is from an assembly.

fromSource

Holds if this element is from source code.

getAChild

Gets a child of this element, if any.

getALocation

Gets a location of this element, including sources and assemblies.

getChild

Gets the ith child of this element (zero-based).

getFile

Gets the file containing this element.

getIndex

Gets the index of this element among its parent’s other children (zero-based).

getLocation

Gets the location of this element, if any. Where an element has multiple locations (for example a source file and an assembly), gets only the source location.

getNumberOfChildren

Gets the number of children of this element.

getParent

Gets the parent of this element, if any.

toStringWithTypes

Gets the full textual representation of this element, including type information.

Inherited predicates

getLanguage

Gets the “language” of this program element, as defined by the extension of the filename. For example, C# has language “cs”, and Visual Basic has language “vb”.

from Element
toString

Gets a textual representation of this element.

from Element