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ToolboxItem.Serialize Method

Saves the state of the toolbox item to the specified serialization information object.

Namespace:  System.Drawing.Design
Assembly:  System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

protected virtual void Serialize(
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context


Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo

The SerializationInfo to save to.

Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext

A StreamingContext that indicates the stream characteristics.

Notes to Implementers:

The Serialize and Deserialize methods must be implemented in classes that derive from the ToolboxItem class in order to support persistence in the toolbox database provided by some development environments.

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, 1.1, 1.0