WriteObject Method (XmlDictionaryWriter, Object)

XmlObjectSerializer.WriteObject Method (XmlDictionaryWriter, Object)


Writes the complete content (start, content, and end) of the object to the XML document or stream with the specified XmlDictionaryWriter.

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

public virtual void WriteObject(
	XmlDictionaryWriter writer,
	object graph


Type: System.Xml.XmlDictionaryWriter

An XmlDictionaryWriter used to write the content to the XML document or stream.

Type: System.Object

The object that contains the content to write.

Exception Condition

the type being serialized does not conform to data contract rules. For example, the DataContractAttribute attribute has not been applied to the type.


there is a problem with the instance being serialized.


the maximum number of objects to serialize has been exceeded. Check the MaxItemsInObjectGraph property.

This is a virtual method and has a default implementation that calls the WriteStartObject, WriteObjectContent, and WriteEndObject methods. Because of this, this method is intended to be the most commonly used method on a serializer.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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