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NetDataContractSerializer.WriteStartObject Method (XmlWriter, Object)

Writes the opening XML element using an XmlWriter.

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

public override void WriteStartObject(
	XmlWriter writer,
	Object graph
)

Parameters

writer
Type: System.Xml.XmlWriter
The XmlDictionaryWriter used to write the XML element.
graph
Type: System.Object
The object to serialize. All child objects of this root object are automatically serialized.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidDataContractException

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

SerializationException

there is a problem with the instance being serialized.

QuotaExceededException

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.
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