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ISerializationSurrogate.SetObjectData Method

Populates the object using the information in the SerializationInfo.

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

Object SetObjectData(
	Object obj,
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context,
	ISurrogateSelector selector


Type: System.Object
The object to populate.
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo
The information to populate the object.
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext
The source from which the object is deserialized.
Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.ISurrogateSelector
The surrogate selector where the search for a compatible surrogate begins.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The populated deserialized object.


The caller does not have the required permission.

The SetObjectData method is called during deserialization. With this method, you can take the empty Object obj that has already been created, and enter SerializationInfo info data into that object. Constructors are not invoked during deserialization of information and reconstruction of the object.

This method is protected by a SecurityAction.LinkDemand for the SecurityPermission with the SecurityPermissionFlag.SerializationFormatter specified.

.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.