This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

XmlSerializer.Deserialize Method (XmlReader, String, XmlDeserializationEvents)

This method supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Deserializes the object using the data contained by the specified XmlReader.

Namespace: System.Xml.Serialization
Assembly: System.Xml (in system.xml.dll)

public Object Deserialize (
	XmlReader xmlReader,
	string encodingStyle,
	XmlDeserializationEvents events
public Object Deserialize (
	XmlReader xmlReader, 
	String encodingStyle, 
	XmlDeserializationEvents events
public function Deserialize (
	xmlReader : XmlReader, 
	encodingStyle : String, 
	events : XmlDeserializationEvents
) : Object
Not applicable.



An instance of the XmlReader class used to read the document.


The encoding used.


An instance of the XmlDeserializationEvents class.

Return Value

The object being deserialized.

This method is required for deserialization of unknown headers for Web Service scenarios only. This method allows you to avoid event synchronization in Web Service methods.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0