This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

ConfigurationElement.OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement Method

Gets a value indicating whether an unknown element is encountered during deserialization.

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

protected virtual bool OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(
	string elementName,
	XmlReader reader
)

Parameters

elementName
Type: System.String

The name of the unknown subelement.

reader
Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

The XmlReader being used for deserialization.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true when an unknown element is encountered while deserializing; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ConfigurationErrorsException

The element identified by elementName is locked.

- or -

One or more of the element's attributes is locked.

- or -

elementName is unrecognized, or the element has an unrecognized attribute.

- or -

The element has a Boolean attribute with an invalid value.

- or -

An attempt was made to deserialize a property more than once.

- or -

An attempt was made to deserialize a property that is not a valid member of the element.

- or -

The element cannot contain a CDATA or text element.

The OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement is invoked when an unknown attribute is encountered while deserializing the ConfigurationElement object.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
Show: