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DiscoverySearchPattern Class

Establishes an interface for file extension search patterns for discoverable file types.

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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public abstract class DiscoverySearchPattern

The DiscoverySearchPattern type exposes the following members.

Protected methodDiscoverySearchPatternInitializes a new instance of the DiscoverySearchPattern class.

Public propertyPatternGets the file name pattern to use as a search target.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetDiscoveryReferenceWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the DiscoveryReference object for a given file name.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

You can use the DiscoveryDocument.References property to add a discoverable file type to a Web services document. While a discovery document is usually serialized as a file using a .disco extension, you can add multiple files to the References property, and those files can have other extensions, represented by implementations of DiscoverySearchPattern .

The DiscoverySearchPattern class and its concrete derived classes are employed by the DiscoveryRequestHandler class's ProcessRequest method, which handles an HTTP request for a discovery document. Normally, none of these classes need to be used directly by a developer.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.