XmlSchemaAny Class
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XmlSchemaAny Class

Enables any element from the specified namespace or namespaces to appear in the containing complexType element. Represents the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) any element.

For a list of all members of this type, see XmlSchemaAny Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class XmlSchemaAny
   Inherits XmlSchemaParticle
public class XmlSchemaAny : XmlSchemaParticle
public __gc class XmlSchemaAny : public XmlSchemaParticle
public class XmlSchemaAny extends XmlSchemaParticle

Thread Safety

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


[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example creates the any element.

[Visual Basic] 
Option Explicit
Option Strict

Imports System
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Xml.Schema

Class XMLSchemaExamples
    Public Shared Sub Main()
        Dim schema As New XmlSchema()
        ' <element name='htmlText'>
        Dim xeHtmlText As New XmlSchemaElement()
        xeHtmlText.Name = "htmlText"
        ' <complexType>
        Dim ct As New XmlSchemaComplexType()
        ' <sequence>
        Dim sequence As New XmlSchemaSequence()
        ' <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        '    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        '    processContents='lax'/>
        Dim any As New XmlSchemaAny()
        any.MinOccurs = 1
        any.MaxOccursString = "unbounded"
        any.Namespace = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
        any.ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing.Lax
        ct.Particle = sequence
        xeHtmlText.SchemaType = ct
        schema.Compile(AddressOf ValidationCallbackOne)
        Dim nsmgr As New XmlNamespaceManager(New NameTable())
        nsmgr.AddNamespace("xs", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema")
        schema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr)
    End Sub 'Main
    Public Shared Sub ValidationCallbackOne(sender As Object, args As ValidationEventArgs)
    End Sub 'ValidationCallbackOne
End Class 'XMLSchemaExamples

using System;
using System.Xml;  
using System.Xml.Schema;

class XMLSchemaExamples {
    public static void Main() {
        XmlSchema schema = new XmlSchema();

        // <element name='htmlText'>
        XmlSchemaElement xeHtmlText = new XmlSchemaElement();
        xeHtmlText.Name = "htmlText";
        // <complexType>
        XmlSchemaComplexType ct = new XmlSchemaComplexType();
        // <sequence>
        XmlSchemaSequence sequence = new XmlSchemaSequence();
        // <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        //    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        //    processContents='lax'/>
        XmlSchemaAny any = new XmlSchemaAny();
        any.MinOccurs = 1;
        any.MaxOccursString = "unbounded";
        any.Namespace = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";
        any.ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing.Lax;

        ct.Particle = sequence;
        xeHtmlText.SchemaType = ct;

        schema.Compile(new ValidationEventHandler(ValidationCallbackOne));
     XmlNamespaceManager nsmgr = new XmlNamespaceManager(new NameTable());
        nsmgr.AddNamespace("xs", "http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");
        schema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr);

    public static void ValidationCallbackOne(object sender, ValidationEventArgs args) {

#using <mscorlib.dll>
#using <System.Xml.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Xml;  
using namespace System::Xml::Schema;

__gc class XMLSchemaExamples {
    static void main() {

        XmlSchema* schema = new XmlSchema();

        // <element name='htmlText'>
        XmlSchemaElement* xeHtmlText = new XmlSchemaElement();
        xeHtmlText->Name = S"htmlText";

        // <complexType>
        XmlSchemaComplexType* ct = new XmlSchemaComplexType();

        // <sequence>
        XmlSchemaSequence* sequence = new XmlSchemaSequence();

        // <any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
        //    minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'
        //    processContents='lax'/>
        XmlSchemaAny* any = new XmlSchemaAny();
        any->MinOccurs = 1;
        any->MaxOccursString = S"unbounded";
        any->Namespace = S"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml";
        any->ProcessContents = XmlSchemaContentProcessing::Lax;

        ct->Particle = sequence;
        xeHtmlText->SchemaType = ct;


        schema->Compile(new ValidationEventHandler(0, ValidationCallbackOne));
        XmlNamespaceManager* nsmgr = new XmlNamespaceManager(new NameTable());
        nsmgr->AddNamespace(S"xs", S"http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema");

    static void ValidationCallbackOne(Object* /*sender*/, ValidationEventArgs* args) {

int main()

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following XML file is generated for the preceding code example.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="IBM437"?>
<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
    <xs:element name='htmlText'>
         <xs:any namespace='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'
              minOccurs='1' maxOccurs='unbounded'

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Namespace: System.Xml.Schema

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

See Also

XmlSchemaAny Members | System.Xml.Schema Namespace

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