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XmlSerializer.UnknownAttribute Event

Occurs when the XmlSerializer encounters an XML attribute of unknown type during deserialization.

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

public event XmlAttributeEventHandler UnknownAttribute
/** @event */
public void add_UnknownAttribute (XmlAttributeEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public void remove_UnknownAttribute (XmlAttributeEventHandler value)

In JScript, you can handle the events defined by a class, but you cannot define your own.
Not applicable.

By default, after calling the Deserialize method, the XmlSerializer ignores XML attributes of unknown types. However, you can use this event to handle such node types.

If the instance of the class being deserialized contains a field that returns an array of XmlAttribute objects and an XmlAnyAttributeAttribute has been applied to the field, the UnknownAttribute event does not occur. Instead, all unknown XML attributes are collected into the array.

The following example prints information about any unknown attributes encountered while deserializing an XML document.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml.Serialization;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Schema;

public class Group{
   public string GroupName;
}

public class Test{
   static void Main(){
      Test t = new Test();
      // Deserialize the file containing unknown elements.
      t.DeserializeObject("UnknownAttributes.xml");
   }
   private void Serializer_UnknownAttribute(object sender, XmlAttributeEventArgs e){
      Console.WriteLine("Unknown Attribute");
      Console.WriteLine("\t" + e.Attr.Name + " " + e.Attr.InnerXml);
      Console.WriteLine("\t LineNumber: " + e.LineNumber);
      Console.WriteLine("\t LinePosition: " + e.LinePosition);
      
      Group x  = (Group) e.ObjectBeingDeserialized;
      Console.WriteLine (x.GroupName);
      Console.WriteLine (sender.ToString());
   }
   private void DeserializeObject(string filename){
      XmlSerializer ser = new XmlSerializer(typeof(Group));
      // Add a delegate to handle unknown element events.
      ser.UnknownAttribute+=new XmlAttributeEventHandler(Serializer_UnknownAttribute);
      // A FileStream is needed to read the XML document.
     FileStream fs = new FileStream(filename, FileMode.Open);
     Group g = (Group) ser.Deserialize(fs);
     fs.Close();
   	}
}

import System.*;
import System.IO.*;
import System.Xml.Serialization.*;
import System.Xml.*;
import System.Xml.Schema.*;

public class Group
{
    public String groupName;
} //Group

public class Test
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Test t = new Test();
        // Deserialize the file containing unknown elements.
        t.DeserializeObject("UnknownAttributes.xml");
    } //main

    private void Serializer_UnknownAttribute(Object sender,
        XmlAttributeEventArgs e)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Unknown Attribute");
        Console.WriteLine("\t" + e.get_Attr().get_Name() + " "
            + e.get_Attr().get_InnerXml());
        Console.WriteLine("\t LineNumber: " + e.get_LineNumber());
        Console.WriteLine("\t LinePosition: " + e.get_LinePosition());

        Group x = (Group)e.get_ObjectBeingDeserialized();
        Console.WriteLine(x.groupName);
        Console.WriteLine(sender.ToString());
    } //Serializer_UnknownAttribute

    private void DeserializeObject(String filename)
    {
        XmlSerializer ser = new XmlSerializer(Group.class.ToType());

        // Add a delegate to handle unknown element events.
        ser.add_UnknownAttribute(new XmlAttributeEventHandler
            (Serializer_UnknownAttribute));

        // A FileStream is needed to read the XML document.
        FileStream fs = new FileStream(filename, FileMode.Open);
        Group g = (Group)ser.Deserialize(fs);
        fs.Close();
    } //DeserializeObject
} //Test

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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