ConfigurationElement.OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement Method (String, XmlReader)


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

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

Protected Overridable Function OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement (
	elementName As String,
	reader As XmlReader
) As Boolean


Type: System.String

The name of the unknown subelement.

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.

Exception Condition

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.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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