XmlTypeMapping XmlTypeMapping XmlTypeMapping XmlTypeMapping Class

Definition

Contains a mapping of one type to another.

public ref class XmlTypeMapping : System::Xml::Serialization::XmlMapping
public class XmlTypeMapping : System.Xml.Serialization.XmlMapping
type XmlTypeMapping = class
    inherit XmlMapping
Public Class XmlTypeMapping
Inherits XmlMapping
Inheritance
XmlTypeMappingXmlTypeMappingXmlTypeMappingXmlTypeMapping

Examples

The following example serializes an instance of a class named Transportation that contains a field named Vehicle. A SoapElementAttribute is applied to the field. When the field is serialized, the XML element name is "Wheels" instead of "Vehicle". The SerializeOverride method creates a SoapElementAttribute and sets the SoapElement property of a SoapAttributes to the SoapElementAttribute. The SoapAttributes is added to a SoapAttributeOverrides that is used to create an XmlTypeMapping. An XmlSerializer is constructed with the XmlTypeMapping, and an instance of the Transportation class is again serialized. Because the SoapElementAttribute is used to override the serialization, the generated XML element name is now "Truck" instead of "Wheels".

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

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Xml::Serialization;
using namespace System::Collections;
using namespace System::Xml;
using namespace System::Text;
public ref class Thing
{
public:

   [SoapElement(IsNullable=true)]
   String^ ThingName;
};

public ref class Transportation
{
public:

   // The SoapElementAttribute specifies that the
   // generated XML element name will be S"Wheels"
   // instead of S"Vehicle".

   [SoapElement("Wheels")]
   String^ Vehicle;

   [SoapElement(DataType="dateTime")]
   DateTime CreationDate;

   [SoapElement(IsNullable=true)]
   Thing^ thing;
};

public ref class Test
{
public:

   // Return an XmlSerializer used for overriding.
   XmlSerializer^ CreateSoapOverrider()
   {
      // Create the SoapAttributes and SoapAttributeOverrides objects.
      SoapAttributes^ soapAttrs = gcnew SoapAttributes;
      SoapAttributeOverrides^ soapOverrides = gcnew SoapAttributeOverrides;

      // Create an SoapElementAttribute to the Vehicles property.
      SoapElementAttribute^ soapElement1 = gcnew SoapElementAttribute( "Truck" );

      // Set the SoapElement to the Object*.
      soapAttrs->SoapElement = soapElement1;

      // Add the SoapAttributes to the SoapAttributeOverrides,specifying the member to.
      soapOverrides->Add( Transportation::typeid, "Vehicle", soapAttrs );

      // Create the XmlSerializer, and return it.
      XmlTypeMapping^ myTypeMapping = (gcnew SoapReflectionImporter( soapOverrides ))->ImportTypeMapping( Transportation::typeid );
      return gcnew XmlSerializer( myTypeMapping );
   }

   void SerializeOverride( String^ filename )
   {
      // Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      XmlSerializer^ ser = CreateSoapOverrider();

      // Create the Object* and serialize it.
      Transportation^ myTransportation = gcnew Transportation;
      myTransportation->Vehicle = "MyCar";
      myTransportation->CreationDate = DateTime::Now;
      myTransportation->thing = gcnew Thing;
      XmlTextWriter^ writer = gcnew XmlTextWriter( filename,Encoding::UTF8 );
      writer->Formatting = Formatting::Indented;
      writer->WriteStartElement( "wrapper" );
      ser->Serialize( writer, myTransportation );
      writer->WriteEndElement();
      writer->Close();
   }

   void SerializeObject( String^ filename )
   {
      // Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      XmlSerializer^ ser = gcnew XmlSerializer( Transportation::typeid );
      Transportation^ myTransportation = gcnew Transportation;
      myTransportation->Vehicle = "MyCar";
      myTransportation->CreationDate = DateTime::Now;
      myTransportation->thing = gcnew Thing;
      XmlTextWriter^ writer = gcnew XmlTextWriter( filename,Encoding::UTF8 );
      writer->Formatting = Formatting::Indented;
      writer->WriteStartElement( "wrapper" );
      ser->Serialize( writer, myTransportation );
      writer->WriteEndElement();
      writer->Close();
   }
};

int main()
{
   Test^ t = gcnew Test;
   t->SerializeObject( "SoapElementOriginal.xml" );
   t->SerializeOverride( "SoapElementOverride.xml" );
   Console::WriteLine( "Finished writing two XML files." );
}
using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml.Serialization;
using System.Collections;
using System.Xml;
using System.Text;
public class Transportation
{
   // The SoapElementAttribute specifies that the
   // generated XML element name will be "Wheels"
   // instead of "Vehicle".
   [SoapElement("Wheels")]
   public string Vehicle;
   [SoapElement(DataType = "dateTime")]
   public DateTime CreationDate;
   [SoapElement(IsNullable = true)]
   public Thing thing;
   
}

public class Thing{ 
   [SoapElement(IsNullable=true)] public string ThingName;
}

public class Test
{
   public static void Main()
   {
      Test t = new Test();
      t.SerializeObject("SoapElementOriginal.xml");
      t.SerializeOverride("SoapElementOverride.xml");
      Console.WriteLine("Finished writing two XML files.");
   }

   // Return an XmlSerializer used for overriding.
   public XmlSerializer CreateSoapOverrider()
   {
      // Create the SoapAttributes and SoapAttributeOverrides objects.
      SoapAttributes soapAttrs = new SoapAttributes();

      SoapAttributeOverrides soapOverrides = 
      new SoapAttributeOverrides();
            
      /* Create an SoapElementAttribute to override 
      the Vehicles property. */
      SoapElementAttribute soapElement1 = 
      new SoapElementAttribute("Truck");
      // Set the SoapElement to the object.
      soapAttrs.SoapElement= soapElement1;

      /* Add the SoapAttributes to the SoapAttributeOverrides,
      specifying the member to override. */
      soapOverrides.Add(typeof(Transportation), "Vehicle", soapAttrs);
      
      // Create the XmlSerializer, and return it.
      XmlTypeMapping myTypeMapping = (new SoapReflectionImporter
      (soapOverrides)).ImportTypeMapping(typeof(Transportation));
      return new XmlSerializer(myTypeMapping);
   }

   public void SerializeOverride(string filename)
   {
      // Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      XmlSerializer ser = CreateSoapOverrider();

      // Create the object and serialize it.
      Transportation myTransportation = 
      new Transportation();

      myTransportation.Vehicle = "MyCar";
      myTransportation.CreationDate=DateTime.Now;
      myTransportation.thing = new Thing();

      XmlTextWriter writer = 
      new XmlTextWriter(filename, Encoding.UTF8);
      writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
      writer.WriteStartElement("wrapper");
      ser.Serialize(writer, myTransportation);
      writer.WriteEndElement();
      writer.Close();
   }
   public void SerializeObject(string filename){
      // Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      XmlSerializer ser = new XmlSerializer(typeof(Transportation));
      Transportation myTransportation = 
      new Transportation();
      myTransportation.Vehicle = "MyCar";
      myTransportation.CreationDate = DateTime.Now;
      myTransportation.thing = new Thing();
      XmlTextWriter writer = 
      new XmlTextWriter(filename, Encoding.UTF8);
      writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
      writer.WriteStartElement("wrapper");
      ser.Serialize(writer, myTransportation);
      writer.WriteEndElement();
      writer.Close();
   }
}
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Xml.Serialization
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Text
Public Class Transportation
   ' The SoapElementAttribute specifies that the
   ' generated XML element name will be "Wheels"
   ' instead of "Vehicle".
   <SoapElement("Wheels")> Public Vehicle As String 
   <SoapElement(DataType:= "dateTime")> _
   public CreationDate As DateTime    
   <SoapElement(IsNullable:= true)> _
   public thing As Thing
End Class

Public Class Thing
   <SoapElement(IsNullable:=true)> public ThingName As string 
End Class

Public Class Test

   Shared Sub Main()
      Dim t As Test = New Test()
      t.SerializeObject("SoapElementOriginalVb.xml")
      t.SerializeOverride("SoapElementOverrideVb.xml")
      Console.WriteLine("Finished writing two XML files.")
   End Sub

   ' Return an XmlSerializer used for overriding.
   Public Function CreateSoapOverrider() As XmlSerializer 
      ' Create the SoapAttributes and SoapAttributeOverrides objects.
      Dim soapAttrs As SoapAttributes = New SoapAttributes()

      Dim soapOverrides As SoapAttributeOverrides = _
      New SoapAttributeOverrides()
            
      ' Create a SoapElementAttribute to override 
      ' the Vehicles property. 
      Dim soapElement1 As SoapElementAttribute = _
      New SoapElementAttribute("Truck")
      ' Set the SoapElement to the object.
      soapAttrs.SoapElement= soapElement1

      ' Add the SoapAttributes to the SoapAttributeOverrides,
      ' specifying the member to override. 
      soapOverrides.Add(GetType(Transportation), "Vehicle", soapAttrs)
      
      ' Create the XmlSerializer, and return it.
      Dim myTypeMapping As XmlTypeMapping = (New _
      SoapReflectionImporter (soapOverrides)).ImportTypeMapping _
      (GetType(Transportation))
      return New XmlSerializer(myTypeMapping)
   End Function

   Public Sub SerializeOverride(filename As String)
      ' Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      Dim ser As XmlSerializer = CreateSoapOverrider()

      ' Create the object and serialize it.
      Dim myTransportation As Transportation = _
      New Transportation()

      myTransportation.Vehicle = "MyCar"
      myTransportation.CreationDate = DateTime.Now
      myTransportation.thing= new Thing()
      
      Dim writer As XmlTextWriter = _
      New XmlTextWriter(filename, Encoding.UTF8)
      writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented
      writer.WriteStartElement("wrapper")
      ser.Serialize(writer, myTransportation)
      writer.WriteEndElement()
      writer.Close()
   End Sub

   Public Sub SerializeObject(filename As String)
      ' Create an XmlSerializer instance.
      Dim ser As XmlSerializer = _
      New XmlSerializer(GetType(Transportation))
      
      Dim myTransportation As Transportation = _
      New Transportation()
      
      myTransportation.Vehicle = "MyCar"
      myTransportation.CreationDate=DateTime.Now
      myTransportation.thing= new Thing()

      Dim writer As XmlTextWriter = _
      new XmlTextWriter(filename, Encoding.UTF8)
      writer.Formatting = Formatting.Indented
      writer.WriteStartElement("wrapper")
      ser.Serialize(writer, myTransportation)
      writer.WriteEndElement()
      writer.Close()
   End Sub
End Class

Remarks

The XmlTypeMapping class is used to serialize an object as encoded SOAP XML. The resulting XML conforms to section 5 of the World Wide Web Consortium document, "Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 1.1". Create an XmlTypeMapping by calling the ImportTypeMapping method of the SoapReflectionImporter class. Use the XmlTypeMapping to construct an instance of the XmlSerializer class. To control the serialization, use one of the attributes listed in Attributes That Control Encoded SOAP Serialization.

Properties

ElementName ElementName ElementName ElementName

Gets the name of the mapped element.

Namespace Namespace Namespace Namespace

Gets the XML namespace of the mapped object.

TypeFullName TypeFullName TypeFullName TypeFullName

The fully qualified type name that includes the namespace (or namespaces) and type.

TypeName TypeName TypeName TypeName

Gets the type name of the mapped object.

XsdElementName XsdElementName XsdElementName XsdElementName

Gets the name of the XSD element of the mapping.

(Inherited from XmlMapping)
XsdTypeName XsdTypeName XsdTypeName XsdTypeName

Gets the XML element name of the mapped object.

XsdTypeNamespace XsdTypeNamespace XsdTypeNamespace XsdTypeNamespace

Gets the XML namespace of the mapped object.

Methods

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)
SetKey(String) SetKey(String) SetKey(String) SetKey(String)

Sets the key used to look up the mapping.

(Inherited from XmlMapping)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to

See also