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DataContractSerializerSection Class

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

Handles the XML elements used to configure serialization by the DataContractSerializer.

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

public sealed class DataContractSerializerSection : ConfigurationSection

This class is used to handle the <dataContractSerializer> Element, specifically, to allow the addition of types to the collection of known types.

For more information about data contract known types, see Data Contract Known Types.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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