XmlSchemaElement.ElementType Property

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Gets a common language runtime (CLR) object based on the XmlSchemaElement or XmlSchemaElement of the element, which holds the post-compilation value of the ElementType property.

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This property has been deprecated. Please use ElementSchemaType property that returns a strongly typed element type. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")]
public object ElementType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object

The common language runtime object. The post-compilation value of the ElementType property.

The object can be XmlSchemaDatatype if the element has a built-in XML Schema type or XmlSchemaSimpleType if the element has a user-defined type.

This property is a post-schema-validation infoset property.


The ElementType property is obsolete in the 2.0 version of the .NET Framework and has been replaced by the ElementSchemaType property.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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