XamlSchemaContext.GetPreferredPrefix Method (String)

.NET Framework (current version)

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Gets a string that is reported as the preferred prefix for consumers to use when they map the specified XAML namespace.

Namespace:   System.Xaml
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)

public virtual string GetPreferredPrefix(
	string xmlns


Type: System.String

The XAML namespace to get the preferred prefix for.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string that consumers should use when they map the specified XAML namespace for markup use.

Exception Condition

xmlns is null.

The most immediate consumer of the information is typically a XAML writer. Other indirect consumers include design tools.

As part of the XAML binding for the common language runtime (CLR), you can specify this information by applying XmlnsPrefixAttribute at the assembly level.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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