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IFormatter.Binder Property

Gets or sets the SerializationBinder that performs type lookups during deserialization.

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

SerializationBinder Binder { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationBinder
The SerializationBinder that performs type lookups during deserialization.

When trying to resolve a type from information encoded on the stream, the formatter calls the BindToType method on the SerializationBinder. This method resolves these parameters to a Type object. The binder can find a Type at deserialization time that is in a different assembly than it was at serialization time.

Setting this property has no effect during serialization.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.