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ExportOptions Class

Represents the options that can be set for an XsdDataContractExporter.

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

public ref class ExportOptions

The XsdDataContractExporter is used to generate XSD schemas from a type or assembly. You can also use the XsdDataContractImporter to generate .NET Framework code from a schema document.

For more information about importing and exporting schemas, see Schema Import and Export and Exporting Schemas From Classes.

The KnownTypes property is used by the DataContractSerializer to include types that can be read in an object graph. For more information about the data contract and known types, see Data Contract Known Types.

For more information about data contracts, see Using Data Contracts.

The following example creates an instance of the ExportOptions class and adds a type (Possessions) to the collection returned by the KnownTypes property.

The XsdDataContractExporter then exports the schemas of the types, including the Possessions type added to the collection.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.


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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0