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XmlSerializerFactory.CreateSerializer Method (Type)

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Returns a derivation of the XmlSerializerFactory class that is used to serialize the specified type.

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

public XmlSerializer CreateSerializer(
	Type type


Type: System.Type
The Type to serialize.

Return Value

Type: System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer
A derivation of the XmlSerializer class that is specifically created to serialize the specified type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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