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Formatter.Deserialize Method

When overridden in a derived class, deserializes the stream attached to the formatter when it was created, creating a graph of objects identical to the graph originally serialized into that stream.

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

public abstract Object Deserialize(
	Stream serializationStream


Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to deserialize.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The top object of the deserialized graph of objects.



Notes to Inheritors

You must implement this method in a derived class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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