KnownTypeAttribute Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the KnownTypeAttribute class with the name of a method that returns an IEnumerable of known types.

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

public KnownTypeAttribute(
	string methodName


Type: System.String
The name of the method that returns an IEnumerable of types used when serializing or deserializing data.

This constructor uses a method name that matches a method of the class. The method returns a IEnumerable<T> of Type objects. During serialization or deserialization, the types found in the collection can be used within the root type to which the attribute is applied.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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