XmlSchemaAny XmlSchemaAny XmlSchemaAny XmlSchemaAny Class


Represents the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) any element.

public ref class XmlSchemaAny : System::Xml::Schema::XmlSchemaParticle
public class XmlSchemaAny : System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaParticle
type XmlSchemaAny = class
    inherit XmlSchemaParticle
Public Class XmlSchemaAny
Inherits XmlSchemaParticle


The following example creates the any element.

#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Xml;
using namespace System::Xml::Schema;

class XmlSchemaExamples
    static void Main()
        XmlSchema^ schema = gcnew XmlSchema();

        // <element name='htmlText'>
        XmlSchemaElement^ xeHtmlText = gcnew XmlSchemaElement();
        xeHtmlText->Name = "htmlText";

        XmlSchemaComplexType^ ct = gcnew XmlSchemaComplexType();

        XmlSchemaSequence^ sequence = gcnew XmlSchemaSequence();

        // <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        //    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        //    processContents='lax'/>
        XmlSchemaAny^ any = gcnew XmlSchemaAny();
        any->MinOccurs = 1;
        any->MaxOccursString = "unbounded";
        any->Namespace = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";
        any->ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing::Lax;

        ct->Particle = sequence;
        xeHtmlText->SchemaType = ct;


        XmlSchemaSet^ schemaSet = gcnew XmlSchemaSet();
        schemaSet->ValidationEventHandler += gcnew ValidationEventHandler(ValidationCallbackOne);

        XmlSchema^ compiledSchema;

        for each (XmlSchema^ schema1 in schemaSet->Schemas())
            compiledSchema = schema1;

        XmlNamespaceManager^ nsmgr = gcnew XmlNamespaceManager(gcnew NameTable());
        nsmgr->AddNamespace("xs", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");
        schema->Write(Console::Out, nsmgr);

    static void ValidationCallbackOne(Object^ sender, ValidationEventArgs^ args)

int main()
    return 0;
using System;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Schema;

class XMLSchemaExamples
    public static void Main()

        XmlSchema schema = new XmlSchema();

        // <element name='htmlText'>
        XmlSchemaElement xeHtmlText = new XmlSchemaElement();
        xeHtmlText.Name = "htmlText";

        XmlSchemaComplexType ct = new XmlSchemaComplexType();

        XmlSchemaSequence sequence = new XmlSchemaSequence();

        // <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        //    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        //    processContents='lax'/>
        XmlSchemaAny any = new XmlSchemaAny();
        any.MinOccurs = 1;
        any.MaxOccursString = "unbounded";
        any.Namespace = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";
        any.ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing.Lax;

        ct.Particle = sequence;
        xeHtmlText.SchemaType = ct;


        XmlSchemaSet schemaSet = new XmlSchemaSet();
        schemaSet.ValidationEventHandler += new ValidationEventHandler(ValidationCallbackOne);

        XmlSchema compiledSchema = null;

        foreach (XmlSchema schema1 in schemaSet.Schemas())
            compiledSchema = schema1;

        XmlNamespaceManager nsmgr = new XmlNamespaceManager(new NameTable());
        nsmgr.AddNamespace("xs", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");
        schema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr);

    public static void ValidationCallbackOne(object sender, ValidationEventArgs args)
Option Explicit On
Option Strict On

Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Xml.Schema

Class XMLSchemaExamples

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim schema As New XmlSchema()

        ' <element name='htmlText'>
        Dim xeHtmlText As New XmlSchemaElement()
        xeHtmlText.Name = "htmlText"

        Dim ct As New XmlSchemaComplexType()

        Dim sequence As New XmlSchemaSequence()

        ' <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        '    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        '    processContents='lax'/>
        Dim any As New XmlSchemaAny()
        any.MinOccurs = 1
        any.MaxOccursString = "unbounded"
        any.Namespace = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
        any.ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing.Lax

        ct.Particle = sequence
        xeHtmlText.SchemaType = ct


        Dim schemaSet As New XmlSchemaSet()
        AddHandler schemaSet.ValidationEventHandler, AddressOf ValidationCallbackOne


        Dim compiledSchema As XmlSchema = Nothing

        For Each schema1 As XmlSchema In schemaSet.Schemas()
            compiledSchema = schema1

        Dim nsmgr As New XmlNamespaceManager(New NameTable())
        nsmgr.AddNamespace("xs", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema")
        compiledSchema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr)
    End Sub

    Public Shared Sub ValidationCallbackOne(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal args As ValidationEventArgs)
    End Sub
End Class

The following XML file is generated for the preceding code example.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="IBM437"?>
<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
    <xs:element name='htmlText'>
         <xs:any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
              minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'


The any element enables any element from the specified namespace or namespaces to appear in the containing complexType element.


XmlSchemaAny() XmlSchemaAny() XmlSchemaAny() XmlSchemaAny()

Initializes a new instance of the XmlSchemaAny class.


Annotation Annotation Annotation Annotation

Gets or sets the annotation property.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaAnnotated)
Id Id Id Id

Gets or sets the string id.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaAnnotated)
LineNumber LineNumber LineNumber LineNumber

Gets or sets the line number in the file to which the schema element refers.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
LinePosition LinePosition LinePosition LinePosition

Gets or sets the line position in the file to which the schema element refers.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
MaxOccurs MaxOccurs MaxOccurs MaxOccurs

Gets or sets the maximum number of times the particle can occur.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaParticle)
MaxOccursString MaxOccursString MaxOccursString MaxOccursString

Gets or sets the number as a string value. Maximum number of times the particle can occur.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaParticle)
MinOccurs MinOccurs MinOccurs MinOccurs

Gets or sets the minimum number of times the particle can occur.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaParticle)
MinOccursString MinOccursString MinOccursString MinOccursString

Gets or sets the number as a string value. The minimum number of times the particle can occur.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaParticle)
Namespace Namespace Namespace Namespace

Gets or sets the namespaces containing the elements that can be used.

Namespaces Namespaces Namespaces Namespaces

Gets or sets the XmlSerializerNamespaces to use with this schema object.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
Parent Parent Parent Parent

Gets or sets the parent of this XmlSchemaObject.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
ProcessContents ProcessContents ProcessContents ProcessContents

Gets or sets information about how an application or XML processor should handle the validation of XML documents for the elements specified by the any element.

SourceUri SourceUri SourceUri SourceUri

Gets or sets the source location for the file that loaded the schema.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
UnhandledAttributes UnhandledAttributes UnhandledAttributes UnhandledAttributes

Gets or sets the qualified attributes that do not belong to the current schema's target namespace.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaAnnotated)


Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to