Defines methods that are used to control the conversion of messages into objects and objects into messages for client applications.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
Implement the interface to create a custom client formatter that serializes objects into messages and deserializes messages into objects for a particular operation.
Attach custom Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) client formatters to the Formatter property to handle this conversion explicitly.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
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