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ProxyDataContractResolver.ResolveName Method

During deserialization, maps any xsi:type information to the actual type of the persistence-ignorant object.

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public override Type ResolveName(
	string typeName,
	string typeNamespace,
	Type declaredType,
	DataContractResolver knownTypeResolver


Type: System.String
The xsi:type information to map.
Type: System.String
The namespace of the xsi:type.
Type: System.Type
The declared type.
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContractResolver
An instance of ProxyDataContractResolver.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
Returns the type that the xsi:type is mapped to. Returns null if no known type was found that matches the xsi:type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.