ConfigurationElement::SerializeElement Method (XmlWriter^, Boolean)


Writes the contents of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.

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

public protected:
virtual bool SerializeElement(
	XmlWriter^ writer,
	bool serializeCollectionKey


Type: System.Xml::XmlWriter^

The XmlWriter that writes to the configuration file.

Type: System::Boolean

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

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if any data was actually serialized; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition

The current attribute is locked at a higher configuration level.

The following example shows how to extend the SerializeElement method.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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