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ConfigurationSection.DeserializeSection Method

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

Reads XML from the configuration file.

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

protected internal virtual void DeserializeSection(
	XmlReader reader
)

Parameters

reader
Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

The XmlReader object, which reads from the configuration file.

ExceptionCondition
ConfigurationErrorsException

reader found no elements in the configuration file.

Deserialization refers to the reading of XML data from a configuration file, its transformation into real-time data, and its storage in an 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
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