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SoapBindingUse Enumeration

Specifies whether the message parts are encoded as abstract type definitions or concrete schema definitions.

Namespace:  System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

public enum SoapBindingUse

Member nameDescription
DefaultSpecifies an empty string ("") value for the corresponding XML use attribute.
EncodedThe message parts are encoded using given encoding rules.
LiteralThe message parts represent a concrete schema.

This enumeration applies to extensibility elements which specify that data transmissions use the SOAP protocol, and which are added to FaultBinding, InputBinding and OutputBinding instances.

For more information about specifying protocols for XML Web services, see [<topic://cpconbuildingaspnetwebservices>]. For more information about Web Services Description Language (WSDL), see the specification at http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl/.


<%@ WebService Language="C#" Class="ShoppingCart" %>

 using System.Web.Services;
 using System.Web.Services.Protocols;
 using System.Web.Services.Description;
 using System;

 public class ShoppingCart 
 {
       [ SoapDocumentMethod(Use=SoapBindingUse.Encoded) ]
       [ WebMethod]
       public void PlaceOrder(OrderItem O) 
       {
        // Process the order on the back end.
       }      
 }

public class OrderItem
{
  public int Count;
  public int Description;
  public DateTime OrderDate;
  public long CustomerID;
  public Decimal Cost;
}




.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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