XmlSchemaDocumentation Class

Definition

Represents the documentation element from XML Schema as specified by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). This class specifies information to be read or used by humans within an annotation.

public ref class XmlSchemaDocumentation : System::Xml::Schema::XmlSchemaObject
public class XmlSchemaDocumentation : System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaObject
type XmlSchemaDocumentation = class
    inherit XmlSchemaObject
Public Class XmlSchemaDocumentation
Inherits XmlSchemaObject
Inheritance
XmlSchemaDocumentation

Examples

The following example creates the documentation element.

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

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

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

        // <xs:simpleType name="northwestStates">
        XmlSchemaSimpleType^ simpleType = gcnew XmlSchemaSimpleType();
        simpleType->Name = "northwestStates";
        schema->Items->Add(simpleType);

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation^ annNorthwestStates = gcnew XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        simpleType->Annotation = annNorthwestStates;

        // <xs:documentation>States in the Pacific Northwest of US</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation^ docNorthwestStates = gcnew XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annNorthwestStates->Items->Add(docNorthwestStates);
        docNorthwestStates->Markup = TextToNodeArray("States in the Pacific Northwest of US");

        // <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
        XmlSchemaSimpleTypeRestriction^ restriction = gcnew XmlSchemaSimpleTypeRestriction();
        simpleType->Content = restriction;
        restriction->BaseTypeName = gcnew XmlQualifiedName("string", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");

        // <xs:enumeration value="WA">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet^ enumerationWA = gcnew XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction->Facets->Add(enumerationWA);
        enumerationWA->Value = "WA";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation^ annWA = gcnew XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationWA->Annotation = annWA;

        // <xs:documentation>Washington</documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation^ docWA = gcnew XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annWA->Items->Add(docWA);
        docWA->Markup = TextToNodeArray("Washington");

        // <xs:enumeration value="OR">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet^ enumerationOR = gcnew XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction->Facets->Add(enumerationOR);
        enumerationOR->Value = "OR";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation^ annOR = gcnew XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationOR->Annotation = annOR;

        // <xs:documentation>Oregon</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation^ docOR = gcnew XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annOR->Items->Add(docOR);
        docOR->Markup = TextToNodeArray("Oregon");

        // <xs:enumeration value="ID">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet^ enumerationID = gcnew XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction->Facets->Add(enumerationID);
        enumerationID->Value = "ID";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation^ annID = gcnew XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationID->Annotation = annID;

        // <xs:documentation>Idaho</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation^ docID = gcnew XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annID->Items->Add(docID);
        docID->Markup = TextToNodeArray("Idaho");

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

        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");
        compiledSchema->Write(Console::Out, nsmgr);
    }

    static void ValidationCallbackOne(Object^ sender, ValidationEventArgs^ args)
    {
        Console::WriteLine(args->Message);
    }

    static array<XmlNode^>^ TextToNodeArray(String^ text)
    {
        XmlDocument^ doc = gcnew XmlDocument();
        array<XmlNode^>^ nodes = gcnew array<XmlNode^> {doc->CreateTextNode(text)};
        return nodes;
    }

};

int main()
{
    XmlSchemaExamples::Main();
    return 0;
};
using System;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Schema;

class XMLSchemaExamples
{
    public static void Main()
    {

        XmlSchema schema = new XmlSchema();

        // <xs:simpleType name="northwestStates">
        XmlSchemaSimpleType simpleType = new XmlSchemaSimpleType();
        simpleType.Name = "northwestStates";
        schema.Items.Add(simpleType);

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation annNorthwestStates = new XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        simpleType.Annotation = annNorthwestStates;

        // <xs:documentation>States in the Pacific Northwest of US</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation docNorthwestStates = new XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annNorthwestStates.Items.Add(docNorthwestStates);
        docNorthwestStates.Markup = TextToNodeArray("States in the Pacific Northwest of US");

        // <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
        XmlSchemaSimpleTypeRestriction restriction = new XmlSchemaSimpleTypeRestriction();
        simpleType.Content = restriction;
        restriction.BaseTypeName = new XmlQualifiedName("string", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");

        // <xs:enumeration value="WA">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet enumerationWA = new XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationWA);
        enumerationWA.Value = "WA";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation annWA = new XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationWA.Annotation = annWA;

        // <xs:documentation>Washington</documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation docWA = new XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annWA.Items.Add(docWA);
        docWA.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Washington");

        // <xs:enumeration value="OR">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet enumerationOR = new XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationOR);
        enumerationOR.Value = "OR";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation annOR = new XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationOR.Annotation = annOR;

        // <xs:documentation>Oregon</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation docOR = new XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annOR.Items.Add(docOR);
        docOR.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Oregon");

        // <xs:enumeration value="ID">
        XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet enumerationID = new XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet();
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationID);
        enumerationID.Value = "ID";

        // <xs:annotation>
        XmlSchemaAnnotation annID = new XmlSchemaAnnotation();
        enumerationID.Annotation = annID;

        // <xs:documentation>Idaho</xs:documentation>
        XmlSchemaDocumentation docID = new XmlSchemaDocumentation();
        annID.Items.Add(docID);
        docID.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Idaho");

        XmlSchemaSet schemaSet = new XmlSchemaSet();
        schemaSet.ValidationEventHandler += new ValidationEventHandler(ValidationCallbackOne);
        schemaSet.Add(schema);
        schemaSet.Compile();

        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");
        compiledSchema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr);
    }

    public static void ValidationCallbackOne(object sender, ValidationEventArgs args)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(args.Message);
    }

    public static XmlNode[] TextToNodeArray(string text)
    {
        XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
        return new XmlNode[1] {
                  doc.CreateTextNode(text)};
    }

}
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Xml.Schema

Class XMLSchemaExamples
    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim schema As New XmlSchema()

        ' <xs:simpleType name="northwestStates">
        Dim simpleType As New XmlSchemaSimpleType()
        simpleType.Name = "northwestStates"
        schema.Items.Add(simpleType)

        ' <xs:annotation>
        Dim annNorthwestStates As New XmlSchemaAnnotation()
        simpleType.Annotation = annNorthwestStates

        ' <xs:documentation>States in the Pacific Northwest of US</xs:documentation>
        Dim docNorthwestStates As New XmlSchemaDocumentation()
        annNorthwestStates.Items.Add(docNorthwestStates)
        docNorthwestStates.Markup = TextToNodeArray("States in the Pacific Northwest of US")

        ' <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
        Dim restriction As New XmlSchemaSimpleTypeRestriction()
        simpleType.Content = restriction
        restriction.BaseTypeName = New XmlQualifiedName("string", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema")

        ' <xs:enumeration value="WA">
        Dim enumerationWA As New XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet()
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationWA)
        enumerationWA.Value = "WA"

        ' <xs:annotation>
        Dim annWA As New XmlSchemaAnnotation()
        enumerationWA.Annotation = annWA

        ' <xs:documentation>Washington</documentation>
        Dim docWA As New XmlSchemaDocumentation()
        annWA.Items.Add(docWA)
        docWA.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Washington")

        ' <xs:enumeration value="OR">
        Dim enumerationOR As New XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet()
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationOR)
        enumerationOR.Value = "OR"

        ' <xs:annotation>
        Dim annOR As New XmlSchemaAnnotation()
        enumerationOR.Annotation = annOR

        ' <xs:documentation>Oregon</xs:documentation>
        Dim docOR As New XmlSchemaDocumentation()
        annOR.Items.Add(docOR)
        docOR.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Oregon")

        ' <xs:enumeration value="ID">
        Dim enumerationID As New XmlSchemaEnumerationFacet()
        restriction.Facets.Add(enumerationID)
        enumerationID.Value = "ID"

        ' <xs:annotation>
        Dim annID As New XmlSchemaAnnotation()
        enumerationID.Annotation = annID

        ' <xs:documentation>Idaho</xs:documentation>
        Dim docID As New XmlSchemaDocumentation()
        annID.Items.Add(docID)
        docID.Markup = TextToNodeArray("Idaho")

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

        schemaSet.Add(schema)
        schemaSet.Compile()

        Dim compiledSchema As XmlSchema = Nothing

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

        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)
        Console.WriteLine(args.Message)
    End Sub

    Public Shared Function TextToNodeArray(ByVal text As String) As XmlNode()
        Dim doc As New XmlDocument()
        Dim nodeArray(1) As XmlNode

        nodeArray(0) = doc.CreateTextNode(text)
        TextToNodeArray = nodeArray
    End Function

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:simpleType name="northwestStates">
        <xs:annotation>
            <xs:documentation>States in the Pacific Northwest of US</xs:documentation>
        </xs:annotation>
        <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
          <xs:enumeration value="WA">
            <xs:annotation>
              <xs:documentation>Washington</xs:documentation>
            </xs:annotation>
          </xs:enumeration>
          <xs:enumeration value="OR">
            <xs:annotation>
              <xs:documentation>Oregon</xs:documentation>
            </xs:annotation>
          </xs:enumeration>
          <xs:enumeration value="ID">
            <xs:annotation>
              <xs:documentation>Idaho</xs:documentation>
            </xs:annotation>
          </xs:enumeration>
        </xs:restriction>
    </xs:simpleType>
</xs:schema>

Remarks

Information supplied within the XmlSchemaDocumentation class is not used in validation. However, it provides a standardized way to supply information that can be retrieved by tools.

Constructors

XmlSchemaDocumentation()

Initializes a new instance of the XmlSchemaDocumentation class.

Properties

Language

Gets or sets the xml:lang attribute. This serves as an indicator of the language used in the contents.

LineNumber

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

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
LinePosition

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

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
Markup

Gets or sets an array of XmlNodes that represents the documentation child nodes.

Namespaces

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

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
Parent

Gets or sets the parent of this XmlSchemaObject.

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)
Source

Gets or sets the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) source of the information.

SourceUri

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

(Inherited from XmlSchemaObject)

Methods

Equals(Object)

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

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to