XmlArrayItemAttribute.ElementName Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets or sets the name of the generated XML element.

Namespace: System.Xml.Serialization
Assembly: System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)


Public Property ElementName As String
public string ElementName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.String
The name of the generated XML element. The default is the member identifier.


Specify an ElementName if you want the name of the generated XML element to differ from the member's identifier.

You can set the same ElementName value to more than one class member if the generated XML document uses XML namespaces to distinguish between identically named members.

For more information about

how to use namespaces and prefixed names in the XML document, see the XmlSerializerNamespaces class.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


XmlArrayItemAttribute Class

System.Xml.Serialization Namespace