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ConfigurationSection.SerializeSection Method

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

Creates an XML string containing an unmerged view of the ConfigurationSection object as a single section to write to a file.

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

abstract SerializeSection : 
        parentElement:ConfigurationElement * 
        name:string * 
        saveMode:ConfigurationSaveMode -> string  
override SerializeSection : 
        parentElement:ConfigurationElement * 
        name:string * 
        saveMode:ConfigurationSaveMode -> string


Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement

The ConfigurationElement instance to use as the parent when performing the un-merge.

Type: System.String

The name of the section to create.

Type: System.Configuration.ConfigurationSaveMode

The ConfigurationSaveMode instance to use when writing to a string.

Return Value

Type: System.String
An XML string containing an unmerged view of the ConfigurationSection object.

Serialization refers to the transformation of real-time data, contained in an object, to XML format and its storage to a configuration file.

.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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