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XmlSerializationReader.ShrinkArray Method

This API supports the .NET Framework 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

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.

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