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XsdDataContractImporter.Import Method (XmlSchemaSet)

Transforms the specified set of XML schemas contained in an XmlSchemaSet into a CodeCompileUnit.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization
Assembly:  System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)

public void Import(
	XmlSchemaSet schemas


Type: System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaSet
A XmlSchemaSet that contains the schema representations to generate CLR types for.


The schemas parameter is null.

The following example uses the CanImport method to test whether a set of schemas can be imported. If the CanImport method returns true, the code invokes the Import method.

static CodeCompileUnit Import(XmlSchemaSet schemas)

    XsdDataContractImporter imp = new XsdDataContractImporter();

    // The EnableDataBinding option adds a RaisePropertyChanged method to
    // the generated code. The GenerateInternal causes code access to be
    // set to internal.
    ImportOptions iOptions = new ImportOptions();
    iOptions.EnableDataBinding = true;
    iOptions.GenerateInternal = true;
    imp.Options = iOptions;

    if (imp.CanImport(schemas))
        return imp.CodeCompileUnit;
        return null;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.