XmlPreloadedResolver.GetEntity Method

Maps a URI to an object that contains the actual resource.

Namespace:  System.Xml.Resolvers
Assembly:  System.Xml.Utils (in System.Xml.Utils.dll)

public override Object GetEntity(
	Uri absoluteUri,
	string role,
	Type ofObjectToReturn


Type: System.Uri
The URI returned from ResolveUri.
Type: System.String
The current version of the .NET Framework for Silverlight does not use this parameter when resolving URIs. This is provided for future extensibility purposes. For example, this can be mapped to the xlink:role and used as an implementation specific argument in other scenarios.
Type: System.Type
The type of object to return. The XmlPreloadedResolver supports Stream objects and TextReader objects for URIs that were added as String. If the requested type is not supported by the resolver, an exception will be thrown. Use the SupportsType method to determine if a certain Type is supported by this resolver.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A Stream or TextReader object.


absoluteUri is null.


Cannot resolve URI passed in absoluteUri.


ofObjectToReturn is not of a supported type.

The XmlPreloadedResolver will first try to lookup the resource in its store of preloaded data. If it cannot find it, it will call the fallback resolver's GetEntity method. If no fallback resolver was provided in the XmlPreloadedResolver constructor, an exception is thrown.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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