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XmlResolver Class

Resolves external XML resources named by a URI.

For a list of all members of this type, see XmlResolver Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class XmlResolver
public abstract class XmlResolver
public __gc __abstract class XmlResolver
public abstract class XmlResolver

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


XmlResolver is used to resolve external XML resources such as entities, DTDs or schemas. It is also used to process include and import elements found in Extensible StyleSheet Language (XSL) stylesheets or XML Schema Definition language (XSD) schemas, or resources referenced by the XPath document() function.

XmlUrlResolver is a concrete implementation of XmlResolver and is the default resolver for all classes in the System.Xml namespace. You can also create your own resolver. For more information on implementing your own resolver, see Creating a Custom Resolver.


Namespace: System.Xml

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

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

See Also

XmlResolver Members | System.Xml Namespace