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Sets the Element for type conversion.


The Element annotation must be applied at field or method level.


Parameter Required Default Description
value no java.lang.Object.class The element property value.


// The key property for User objects within the users collection is the <code>userName</code> attribute.
@Element( value = com.acme.User.class )
private Map userMap;

@Element( value = com.acme.User.class )
public List userList;