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IFormatter.Context Property

Gets or sets the StreamingContext used for serialization and deserialization.

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

StreamingContext Context { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext
The StreamingContext used for serialization and deserialization.

The value of this property is passed to any object implementing ISerializable or ISerializationSurrogate. The StreamingContext indicates the destination (during serialization) or the source (during deserialization) of the data. An object implementing ISerializable can alter the data that it transmits depending on value of the Context.

.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.