XmlDictionary Class

Implements a dictionary used to optimize Silverlight 5's XML reader/writer implementations.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  System.Xml.XmlDictionary

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Class XmlDictionary _
    Implements IXmlDictionary
public class XmlDictionary : IXmlDictionary

The XmlDictionary type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone XmlDictionary() Creates an empty XmlDictionary.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone XmlDictionary(Int32) Creates a XmlDictionary with an initial capacity.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Empty Gets a static empty IXmlDictionary.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Add Adds a string to the XmlDictionary.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone 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 Phone GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone TryLookup(Int32, XmlDictionaryString%) Attempts to look up an entry in the dictionary.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone TryLookup(String, XmlDictionaryString%) Checks the dictionary for a specified string value.
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone TryLookup(XmlDictionaryString, XmlDictionaryString%) Checks the dictionary for a specified XmlDictionaryString.

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Remarks

Dictionaries establish a mapping between commonly appearing text strings and integers, and provide an effective mechanism for compressing and decompressing XML.

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: 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.

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