ReferencedCollectionTypes Property

ImportOptions.ReferencedCollectionTypes Property

Gets a collection of types that represents data contract collections that should be referenced when generating code for collections, such as lists or dictionaries of items.

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

public ICollection<Type> ReferencedCollectionTypes { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.ICollection<Type>
An ICollection<T> that contains the referenced collection types.

By default, an array will be generated when importing a collection schema (unless the schema has a special annotation that mentions a different type). However, if there is a matching type in the ReferencedCollectionTypes collection, that type will be used. For example, when importing schema that contains a list of integers, an array of integers will normally be generated. However, if the collection contains the LinkedList<T> of type integer, that type will be used instead of the array.

.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.

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