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Regex Constructor (SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)

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

Initializes a new instance of the Regex class using serialized data.

Namespace: System.Text.RegularExpressions
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

protected Regex (
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context
protected Regex (
	SerializationInfo info, 
	StreamingContext context
protected function Regex (
	info : SerializationInfo, 
	context : StreamingContext



The SerializationInfo object that contains a serialized pattern and RegexOptions information.


The destination for this serialization. (This parameter is not used; specify a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).)

Exception typeCondition


Regular expression parsing error.


The pattern that info contains is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


info contains an invalid RegexOptions flag.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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