XmlSchemaAttributeGroupRef Class

Represents the attributeGroup element with the ref attribute from the XML Schema as specified by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). AttributesGroupRef is the reference for an attributeGroup, name property contains the attribute group being referenced.

Namespace: System.Xml.Schema
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public class XmlSchemaAttributeGroupRef : XmlSchemaAnnotated
public class XmlSchemaAttributeGroupRef extends XmlSchemaAnnotated
public class XmlSchemaAttributeGroupRef extends XmlSchemaAnnotated

An attribute group reference can be defined only as a child of the attributeGroup or complexType element. In this case, the ref attribute must be present and contain the name of the referenced attribute group.

See XmlSchemaAttributeGroup for an example using this class.


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

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0