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ServiceDescription.Imports Property

Gets the collection of Import elements contained in the ServiceDescription.

Namespace:  System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

public ImportCollection Imports { get; }

The ImportCollection returned by this property corresponds to the list of import elements enclosed by the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) definitions root element. For more information about WSDL, see the specification at

ServiceDescription myServiceDescription = new ServiceDescription();
myServiceDescription = 
ImportCollection myImportCollection = myServiceDescription.Imports;

// Create an Import.
Import myImport = new Import();
myImport.Namespace = myServiceDescription.TargetNamespace;

// Set the location for the Import.
myImport.Location = "";
myServiceDescription = 
myImportCollection = myServiceDescription.Imports;
   "The Import elements added to the ImportCollection are: ");
for(int i = 0; i < myImportCollection.Count; i++)
   Console.WriteLine((i+1) + ". " + myImportCollection[i].Location);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.