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BinaryFormatter.Serialize Method (Stream, Object, Header())

Serializes the object, or graph of objects with the specified top (root), to the given stream attaching the provided headers.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub Serialize ( _
	serializationStream As Stream, _
	graph As Object, _
	headers As Header() _
)

Parameters

serializationStream
Type: System.IO.Stream
The stream to which the object is to be serialized.
graph
Type: System.Object
The object at the root of the graph to serialize.
headers
Type: System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.Header()
Remoting headers to include in the serialization. Can be Nothing.

Implements

IRemotingFormatter.Serialize(Stream, Object, Header())

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The serializationStream is Nothing.

SerializationException

An error has occurred during serialization, such as if an object in the graph parameter is not marked as serializable.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

The serialization process includes the information supplied in the headers parameter at the front of the serialized stream.

Headers are used only for specific remoting applications.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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