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XmlSchemaCollection.Contains Method (String)

Gets a value indicating whether a schema with the specified namespace is in the collection.

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

public bool Contains(
	string ns


Type: System.String

The namespace URI associated with the schema. For XML Schemas, this will typically be the target namespace.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a schema with the specified namespace is in the collection; otherwise, false.

Important noteImportant

The XmlSchemaCollection class is obsolete in the .NET Framework version 2.0 and has been replaced by the XmlSchemaSet class.

The following example checks to see if a schema is in the collection. If it is, it displays the schema.

if (xsc.Contains("urn:bookstore-schema"))
  XmlSchema schema = xsc["urn:bookstore-schema"];
  StringWriter sw = new StringWriter();
  XmlTextWriter xmlWriter = new XmlTextWriter(sw);
  xmlWriter.Formatting = Formatting.Indented;
  xmlWriter.Indentation = 2;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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