SPFeatureDefinition.GetElementDefinitions Method

Returns the collection of element definitions contained within the Feature definition.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: No

public SPElementDefinitionCollection GetElementDefinitions(
	CultureInfo ciElements


Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo object that represents the regional settings of the Feature.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPElementDefinitionCollection
An SPElementDefinitionCollection object that represents the element definitions.


Element Manifest Location is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.

Element Manifest Location is not the directory nor is it a subdirectory of the directory in which feature.xml resides.

Feature definitions define where associated files are located inside a solution. During deployment, feature manifests are parsed to find assembly and _layouts files. All other feature files are copied to the feature directory.