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DataSet.GetObjectData Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Populates a serialization information object with the data needed to serialize the DataSet.

Namespace: System.Data
Assembly: System.Data (in

public virtual void GetObjectData (
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context
public void GetObjectData (
	SerializationInfo info, 
	StreamingContext context
public function GetObjectData (
	info : SerializationInfo, 
	context : StreamingContext



A SerializationInfo that holds the serialized data associated with the DataSet.


A StreamingContext that contains the source and destination of the serialized stream associated with the DataSet.

Exception typeCondition


The info parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0