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Formatter.Deserialize Method

When overridden in a derived class, deserializes the stream attached to the formatter when it was created, creating a graph of objects identical to the graph originally serialized into that stream.

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

public abstract Object Deserialize(
	Stream serializationStream


Type: System.IO.Stream

The stream to deserialize.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The top object of the deserialized graph of objects.



Notes to Inheritors:

You must implement this method in a derived class.

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