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XmlSchemaSimpleContent Class

Represents the simpleContent element from XML Schema as specified by the . This class is for simple and complex types with simple content model.

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

Public Class XmlSchemaSimpleContent
	Inherits XmlSchemaContentModel
Dim instance As XmlSchemaSimpleContent

public class XmlSchemaSimpleContent extends XmlSchemaContentModel
public class XmlSchemaSimpleContent extends XmlSchemaContentModel
Not applicable.

XmlSchemaSimpleContent is used to indicate that the content model of the new type contains only character data and no elements. It does this through XmlSchemaSimpleContentExtension or XmlSchemaSimpleContentRestriction.

The following example shows the XmlSchemaSimpleContent class.

Option Explicit On
Option Strict On

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

Class XMLSchemaExamples

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim schema As New XmlSchema()

        ' <xs:element name="generalPrice">
        Dim generalPrice As New XmlSchemaElement()
        generalPrice.Name = "generalPrice"

        ' <xs:complexType>
        Dim ct As New XmlSchemaComplexType()

        ' <xs:simpleContent>
        Dim simpleContent As New XmlSchemaSimpleContent()

        ' <xs:extension base="xs:decimal">
        Dim simpleContent_extension As New XmlSchemaSimpleContentExtension()
        simpleContent_extension.BaseTypeName = New XmlQualifiedName("decimal", "")

        ' <xs:attribute name="currency" type="xs:string" />
        Dim currency As New XmlSchemaAttribute()
        currency.Name = "currency"
        currency.SchemaTypeName = New XmlQualifiedName("string", "")

        simpleContent.Content = simpleContent_extension
        ct.ContentModel = simpleContent
        generalPrice.SchemaType = ct


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


        Dim compiledSchema As XmlSchema = Nothing

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

        Dim nsmgr As New XmlNamespaceManager(New NameTable())
        nsmgr.AddNamespace("xs", "")
        compiledSchema.Write(Console.Out, nsmgr)
    End Sub 'Main

    Public Shared Sub ValidationCallbackOne(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal args As ValidationEventArgs)

    End Sub 'ValidationCallbackOne
End Class 'XMLSchemaExamples

The following XML file is generated for the preceding code example.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="IBM437"?>
<xs:schema  xmlns:xs="">
    <xs:element name="generalPrice">
          <xs:extension base="xs:decimal">
            <xs:attribute name="currency" type="xs:string" />

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 Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0