DataContractSerializer Constructor (Type, String, String, IEnumerable<Type>)

July 28, 2014

Initializes a new instance of the DataContractSerializer class to serialize or deserialize an object of the specified type. This method also specifies the root XML element and namespace in two string parameters as well as a list of known types that may be present in the object graph.

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

public DataContractSerializer(
	Type type,
	string rootName,
	string rootNamespace,
	IEnumerable<Type> knownTypes
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type
The type of the instances that are serialized or deserialized.
rootName
Type: System.String
The root element name of the content.
rootNamespace
Type: System.String
The namespace of the root element.
knownTypes
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<Type>
An IEnumerable<T> of Type that contains the types that may be present in the object graph.

Version Notes

Windows Phone

If the type passed in the knownTypes parameter is an implementation of the interface specified in the type parameter, and the interface is not public, Windows Phone throws a SecurityException. On other platforms, serialization occurs with no exception thrown.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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