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XsdDataContractExporter.GetRootElementName Method

Returns the top-level name and namespace for the Type.

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

public XmlQualifiedName GetRootElementName(
	Type type


Type: System.Type
The Type to query.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.XmlQualifiedName
The XmlQualifiedName that represents the top-level name and namespace for this Type, which is written to the stream when writing this object.


The type argument is 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.