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.Serialization (in System.Xml.Serialization.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 Silverlight XML serialization infrastructure.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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