BinaryFormatter.Serialize Method (Stream, Object, Header[])

 

Serializes the object, or graph of objects with the specified top (root), to the given stream attaching the provided headers.

Namespace:   System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public void Serialize(
	Stream serializationStream,
	object graph,
	Header[] headers
)

Parameters

serializationStream
Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to which the object is to be serialized.

graph
Type: System.Object

The object at the root of the graph to serialize.

headers
Type: System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.Header[]

Remoting headers to include in the serialization. Can be null.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The serializationStream is null.

SerializationException

An error has occurred during serialization, such as if an object in the graph parameter is not marked as serializable.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

The serialization process includes the information supplied in the headers parameter at the front of the serialized stream.

Headers are used only for specific remoting applications.

SecurityPermission

To provide serialization services. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.SerializationFormatter.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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