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ECDiffieHellmanCng.ToXmlString Method (ECKeyXmlFormat)

Serializes the key information to an XML string by using the specified format.

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

public string ToXmlString(
	ECKeyXmlFormat format


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.ECKeyXmlFormat
One of the enumeration values that specifies the format of the XML string. The only currently accepted format is Rfc4050.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string object that contains the key information, serialized to an XML string, according to the requested format.


format specifies an invalid format. The only accepted value is Rfc4050.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later)

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