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ParserContext Class
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ParserContext Class

Provides context information required by a XAML parser.

System.Object
  System.Windows.Markup.ParserContext

Namespace:  System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml

public class ParserContext : IUriContext

The ParserContext type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodParserContext()Initializes a new instance of the ParserContext class.
Public methodParserContext(XmlParserContext)Initializes a new instance of the ParserContext class by using the specified XmlParserContext.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyBaseUriGets or sets the base URI for this context.
Public propertyXamlTypeMapperGets or sets the XamlTypeMapper to use with this ParserContext.
Public propertyXmlLangGets or sets the xml:lang string for this context.
Public propertyXmlnsDictionaryGets the XAML namespace dictionary for this XAML parser context.
Public propertyXmlSpaceGets or sets the character for xml:space or this context.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberToXmlParserContextConverts an ParserContext to an XmlParserContext.
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  NameDescription
Public operatorStatic memberImplicit(ParserContext to XmlParserContext)Converts a XAML ParserContext to an XmlParserContext.
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The XAML parser that this context refers to is the .NET Framework 3.5 era XAML parser API that is specific to the WPF implementation, as exposed in System.Windows.Markup.XamlReader and System.Windows.Markup.XamlWriter.

The XAML system in .NET Framework 4 uses a more sophisticated XAML type system and thus also uses a different type of context for XAML processing operations. For more information, see XamlSchemaContext

A ParserContext is typically used as an input for a call to a XamlReader operation. In these cases, you are using overloads of XamlReader.Load or XamlReader.LoadAsync where supplying the ParserContext provides greater control over factors such as the type mapping to XAML, or altering XML processing defaults. Using a ParserContext as opposed to using System.Windows.Markup.XamlReader default behavior is an advanced scenario.

xml:lang and xml:space behavior is one of the aspects of a context you can override. By default, the parser context uses en-us based values. For more information on why the language-level context for XAML uses en-us rather than a culture-invariant value, see WPF Globalization and Localization Overview.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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