XmlDictionary Class

XmlDictionary Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Implements a dictionary used to optimize Windows Phone's XML reader/writer implementations.


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

public class XmlDictionary : IXmlDictionary

The XmlDictionary type exposes the following members.

Public methodXmlDictionary()Creates an empty XmlDictionary.
Public methodXmlDictionary(Int32)Creates a XmlDictionary with an initial capacity.

Public propertyStatic memberEmptyGets a static empty IXmlDictionary.

Public methodAddAdds a string to the XmlDictionary.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodTryLookup(Int32, XmlDictionaryString)Attempts to look up an entry in the dictionary.
Public methodTryLookup(String, XmlDictionaryString)Checks the dictionary for a specified string value.
Public methodTryLookup(XmlDictionaryString, XmlDictionaryString)Checks the dictionary for a specified XmlDictionaryString.

Dictionaries establish a mapping between commonly appearing text strings and integers, and provide an effective mechanism for compressing and decompressing XML.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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

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