Liquid XML Objects (C#, Visual Basic .Net) / Using the Generated Code / XML Schema Handling / xs:all
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     Sample Schema

    Consider the following schema, Root must contain the child nodes A,B,C and 0-n D's.

    The child items can appear in any order but any D's must be grouped together


    In XSD 1.0 maxOccurs must be 1 for elements within an xs:all, but this limitation is lifted in XSD 1.1

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    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
    <!--Created with Liquid Studio 2018 (>
    <xs:schema elementFormDefault="qualified" targetNamespace="" xmlns:xs="">
        <xs:element name="Root">
                    <xs:element name="A" type="xs:string" />
                    <xs:element name="B" type="xs:int" />
                    <xs:element name="C">
                                <xs:element name="Child" type="xs:string" />
                    <xs:element name="D" type="xs:int" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded" />

    All the items in the xs:all must obey there Cardinality (shown explicitly on the diagram for clarity).

    Generated Code

    The following code is generated for the schema all.xsd.

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        public partial class RootElm
            public RootAll All { get; set; } = new RootAll();
            public partial class RootAll
                public System.String A { get; set; } = "";
                public System.Int32 B { get; set; }
                public CElm C { get; set; } = new CElm();
                public List<System.Int32> D { get; } = new List<System.Int32>();
            public partial class CElm
                public CSeq Seq { get; set; } = new CSeq();
                public partial class CSeq
                    public System.String Child { get; set; } = "";
    The Lx... attributes, qualifying namespaces and comments have been removed for clarity.
    A, B and C are required (as their cardinality is 1-1), however it is possible to set A and C to null. While the object model will allow this, an error will be raised if they are serialized (see Error Handling).

    Writing Sample Code 

    We can use the following code to build an instance of the Root Element

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    LxSerializer<RootElm> serializer = new LxSerializer<RootElm>();
    RootElm elmWith = new RootElm();
    elmWith.All.A = "test";
    elmWith.All.B = 5;
    elmWith.All.C = new RootElm.CElm();
    serializer.Serialize(@"..\..\All_Output.xml", elmWith);  // OK

    Sample Output

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    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <!-- Created with Liquid XML Objects (Registered to 'NA ') -->
    <Root xmlns="">
        <Child />

    Reading Sample Code

    The following code will read back in the files created above.

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    LxSerializer<RootElm> serializer = new LxSerializer<RootElm>();
    RootElm elmWith = serializer.Deserialize(@"..\..\All_Output.xml"); // OK
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.A == "test");
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.B == 5);
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.C != null);
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.C.Seq.Child == string.Empty);
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.D.Count == 2);
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.D[0] == 1);
    Debug.Assert(elmWith.All.D[1] == 2);

    When the valid XML file All_Output.xml is read and produces an object model identical to the one serialized out in the code above.

    The code generated from xs:all and xs:sequence if functionally the same, xs:choice has different behaviour.