XmlSerializationReader.ShrinkArray Method (Array, Int32, Type, Boolean)


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

Ensures that a given array, or a copy, is no larger than a specified length.

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

protected Array ShrinkArray(
	Array a,
	int length,
	Type elementType,
	bool isNullable


Type: System.Array

The array that is being checked.

Type: System.Int32

The maximum length of the array.

Type: System.Type

The Type of the array's elements.

Type: System.Boolean

true if null for the array, if present for the input array, can be returned; otherwise, a new, smaller array.

Return Value

Type: System.Array

The existing Array, if it is already small enough; otherwise, a new, smaller array that contains the original array's elements up to the size of length.

The protected members of XmlSerializationReader are intended for use only by derived classes that are used internally within the .NET Framework XML serialization infrastructure.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
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