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XmlSerializationReader.ShrinkArray Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Ensures that a given array, or a copy, is no larger than a specified length.

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

protected Array ShrinkArray(
	Array a,
	int length,
	Type elementType,
	bool isNullable


Type: System.Array

The array that is being checked.

Type: System.Int32

The maximum length of the array.

Type: System.Type

The Type of the array's elements.

Type: System.Boolean

true if null for the array, if present for the input array, can be returned; otherwise, a new, smaller array.

Return Value

Type: System.Array
The existing Array, if it is already small enough; otherwise, a new, smaller array that contains the original array's elements up to the size of length.

The protected members of XmlSerializationReader are intended for use only by derived classes that are used internally within the .NET Framework XML serialization infrastructure.

.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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