XmlSchemaObject Class

 

Represents the root class for the Xml schema object model hierarchy and serves as a base class for classes such as the XmlSchema class.

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


<PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Name := "FullTrust")>
Public MustInherit Class XmlSchemaObject

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodXmlSchemaObject()

Initializes a new instance of the XmlSchemaObject class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyLineNumber

Gets or sets the line number in the file to which the schema element refers.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLinePosition

Gets or sets the line position in the file to which the schema element refers.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyNamespaces

Gets or sets the XmlSerializerNamespaces to use with this schema object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParent

Gets or sets the parent of this XmlSchemaObject.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySourceUri

Gets or sets the source location for the file that loaded the schema.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The following example displays each schema object.

Option Strict On
Option Explicit On

Imports System
Imports System.Xml
Imports System.Xml.Schema
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Reflection
Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic

Public Class ValidXSD

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim xsd As String = "example.xsd"

        Dim fs As FileStream
        Dim schema As XmlSchema
        Try
            fs = New FileStream(xsd, FileMode.Open)
            schema = XmlSchema.Read(fs, New ValidationEventHandler(AddressOf ShowCompileError))

            Dim schemaSet As New XmlSchemaSet()
            AddHandler schemaSet.ValidationEventHandler, AddressOf ShowCompileError

            schemaSet.Add(schema)
            schemaSet.Compile()

            Dim compiledSchema As XmlSchema = Nothing

            For Each schema1 As XmlSchema In schemaSet.Schemas()
                compiledSchema = schema1
            Next

            schema = compiledSchema

            If schema.IsCompiled Then
                DisplayObjects(schema)
            End If

        Catch e As XmlSchemaException
            Console.WriteLine("LineNumber = {0}", e.LineNumber)
            Console.WriteLine("LinePosition = {0}", e.LinePosition)
            Console.WriteLine("Message = {0}", e.Message)
            Console.WriteLine("Source = {0}", e.Source)

        End Try
    End Sub 'Main


    Private Overloads Shared Sub DisplayObjects(ByVal o As Object)
        DisplayObjects(o, "")
    End Sub 'DisplayObjects

    Private Overloads Shared Sub DisplayObjects(ByVal o As Object, ByVal indent As String)
        Console.WriteLine("{0}{1}", indent, o)

        Dim property1 As PropertyInfo
        For Each property1 In o.GetType().GetProperties()
            If property1.PropertyType.FullName = "System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaObjectCollection" Then

                Dim childObjectCollection As XmlSchemaObjectCollection = CType(property1.GetValue(o, Nothing), XmlSchemaObjectCollection)

                Dim schemaObject As XmlSchemaObject
                For Each schemaObject In childObjectCollection
                    DisplayObjects(schemaObject, indent + ControlChars.Tab)
                Next schemaObject
            End If
        Next property1
    End Sub 'DisplayObjects

    Private Shared Sub ShowCompileError(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As ValidationEventArgs)
        Console.WriteLine("Validation Error: {0}", e.Message)
    End Sub 'ShowCompileError
End Class 'ValidXSD

The example uses the example.xsd file as input.

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema">
  <xs:group name="testGroup">
  <xs:choice>
    <xs:any namespace="##any"/>
  </xs:choice>
  </xs:group>
  <xs:element name="myElement" >
  <xs:complexType>
    <xs:choice maxOccurs="unbounded">
      <xs:group ref="testGroup" />
    </xs:choice>
  </xs:complexType>
  </xs:element>
</xs:schema>

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0

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

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