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ImportOptions.ImportXmlType Property

Gets or sets a value that determines whether all XML schema types, even those that do not conform to a data contract schema, will be imported.

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

public bool ImportXmlType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to import all schema types; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Normally, importing a type that does not conform to a valid data contract schema will fail. However, when this property is set to true, all such types will be imported as types that implement the IXmlSerializable interface.

.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.