XmlAnyElementAttribute Class

Specifies that the member (a field that returns an array of XElement or XNode objects) contains objects that represent an XML element that has no corresponding member in the object being serialized or deserialized.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Xml.Serialization.XmlAnyElementAttribute

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property Or AttributeTargets.Field Or AttributeTargets.Parameter Or AttributeTargets.ReturnValue, AllowMultiple := True)> _
Public Class XmlAnyElementAttribute _
    Inherits Attribute
[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Property|AttributeTargets.Field|AttributeTargets.Parameter|AttributeTargets.ReturnValue, AllowMultiple = true)]
public class XmlAnyElementAttribute : Attribute

The XmlAnyElementAttribute type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 XmlAnyElementAttribute() Initializes a new instance of the XmlAnyElementAttribute class.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 XmlAnyElementAttribute(String) Initializes a new instance of the XmlAnyElementAttribute class and specifies the XML element name generated in the XML document.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 XmlAnyElementAttribute(String, String) Initializes a new instance of the XmlAnyElementAttribute class and specifies the XML element name generated in the XML document and its XML namespace.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Name Gets or sets the XML element name.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Namespace Gets or sets the XML namespace generated in the XML document.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Order Gets or sets the explicit order in which the elements are serialized or deserialized.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Equals Infrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 GetHashCode Returns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 Match When overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360 ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Remarks

Use the XmlAnyElementAttribute to contain arbitrary data (as XML elements) that can be sent as part of an XML document, such as metadata sent as part of the document.

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 The constructor for the XmlSerializer object throws an InvalidOperationException if the XmlSerializer object is initialized with a type parameter that contains two XElement members and both are marked with the XmlAnyElementAttribute.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.