DataContractAttribute.IsReference Property


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether to preserve object reference data.

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

member IsReference : bool with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true to keep object reference data using standard XML; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Use the IsReference property to instruct the DataContractSerializer to insert XML constructs that preserve object reference information.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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