SignatureDescription.CreateDeformatter Method

Creates an AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter instance with the specified key using the DeformatterAlgorithm property.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter CreateDeformatter(
	AsymmetricAlgorithm key

The following code example demonstrates how to use the CreateDeformatter method to create a DSA signature deformatter to verify the signature. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SignatureDescription class.

SignatureDescription signatureDescription = 
    new SignatureDescription();
signatureDescription.DeformatterAlgorithm =

AsymmetricSignatureDeformatter asymmetricDeformatter =

.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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