ImportOptions.ReferencedCollectionTypes Property


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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
Available since 3.0
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