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XmlSchemas.Compile Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Processes the element and attribute names in the XML schemas and, optionally, validates the XML schemas.

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

public void Compile(
	ValidationEventHandler handler,
	bool fullCompile


Type: System.Xml.Schema.ValidationEventHandler
A ValidationEventHandler that specifies the callback method that handles errors and warnings during XML Schema validation, if the strict parameter is set to true.
Type: System.Boolean
true to validate the XML schemas in the collection using the Compile method of the XmlSchemas class; otherwise, false.

The following list identifies situations in which the Compile method is called:

  • By the ServiceDescriptionReflector class while creating ServiceDescription objects from classes that are identified as Web services.

  • By the Wsdl.exe tool or the ServiceDescriptionImporter class, while generating client proxy classes or abstract server classes from a Web Services Description Language (WSDL) document.

  • By the Xsd.exe tool while generating XML schemas from types found in assemblies.

Instead of calling the Compile method directly, use the previously mentioned classes or tools.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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