XamlSchemaContext.GetPreferredPrefix(String) Method

Definition

Gets a string that is reported as the preferred prefix for consumers to use when they map the specified XAML namespace.

public:
 virtual System::String ^ GetPreferredPrefix(System::String ^ xmlns);
public virtual string GetPreferredPrefix (string xmlns);
abstract member GetPreferredPrefix : string -> string
override this.GetPreferredPrefix : string -> string
Public Overridable Function GetPreferredPrefix (xmlns As String) As String

Parameters

xmlns
String

The XAML namespace to get the preferred prefix for.

Returns

String

A string that consumers should use when they map the specified XAML namespace for markup use.

Exceptions

xmlns is null.

Remarks

The most immediate consumer of the information is typically a XAML writer. Other indirect consumers include design tools.

As part of the XAML binding for the common language runtime (CLR), you can specify this information by applying XmlnsPrefixAttribute at the assembly level.

Applies to