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AsymmetricSecurityKey.GetSignatureFormatter Method

When overridden in a derived class, gets the formatter algorithm for the digital signature.

Namespace:  System.IdentityModel.Tokens
Assembly:  System.IdentityModel (in System.IdentityModel.dll)

public abstract AsymmetricSignatureFormatter GetSignatureFormatter(
	string algorithm


Type: System.String
The formatter algorithm for the digital signature.

Return Value

Type: System.Security.Cryptography.AsymmetricSignatureFormatter
An AsymmetricSignatureFormatter that represents the formatter algorithm for the digital signature.

Typically, a signature formatter is used to generate a digital signature.

Use the static fields of the SecurityAlgorithms class to specify the algorithm.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.