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ServiceDescriptionImportStyle Enumeration

Specifies whether the import is made to the server or to the client computer.

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

public enum ServiceDescriptionImportStyle

Member nameDescription
ClientSpecifies that the import should be made to the client computer.
ServerSpecifies that the import should be made to the server.
ServerInterfaceSpecifies that the import should be made to a server interface.

An import made to the client computer generates a proxy class with synchronous and asynchronous methods to invoke each method within an XML Web service. A server import, on the other hand, generates an abstract class with abstract members, which you must override to provide the implementation you need.

using System;
using System.Web.Services.Description;

namespace MyServiceDescription
   class MyImporter
      public static void Main()
            ServiceDescription myServiceDescription = 

            ServiceDescriptionImporter myImporter = 
               new ServiceDescriptionImporter();

            myImporter.ProtocolName = "Soap";
            myImporter.AddServiceDescription(myServiceDescription, "", "");
            ServiceDescriptionImportStyle myStyle = myImporter.Style;
            Console.WriteLine("Import style: " + myStyle.ToString());
         catch (Exception e)
            Console.WriteLine("Following exception was thrown: " 
               + e.ToString());
#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Web.Services.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Web::Services::Description;

int main() 
      ServiceDescription* myServiceDescription =

      ServiceDescriptionImporter* myImporter = new ServiceDescriptionImporter();

      myImporter->ProtocolName = S"Soap";
      myImporter->AddServiceDescription(myServiceDescription, S"", S"");
      ServiceDescriptionImportStyle myStyle = myImporter->Style;
      Console::WriteLine(S"Import style: {0}",__box( myStyle));
   catch (Exception* e) 
      Console::WriteLine(S"Following exception was thrown: {0}", e);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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