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ConfigurationElement.DeserializeElement Method

Reads XML from the configuration file.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

protected internal virtual void DeserializeElement(
	XmlReader reader,
	bool serializeCollectionKey
)

Parameters

reader
Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

The XmlReader that reads from the configuration file.

serializeCollectionKey
Type: System.Boolean

true to serialize only the collection key properties; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ConfigurationErrorsException

The element to read is locked.

- or -

An attribute of the current node is not recognized.

- or -

The lock status of the current node cannot be determined.

The following example demonstrates how to extend the DeserializeElement method.

protected override void DeserializeElement(
   System.Xml.XmlReader reader, 
    bool serializeCollectionKey)
{
    base.DeserializeElement(reader, 
        serializeCollectionKey);
    // You can your custom processing code here.
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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