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NetDataContractSerializer.AssemblyFormat Property

Gets a value that specifies a method for locating and loading assemblies.

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

public FormatterAssemblyStyle AssemblyFormat { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.FormatterAssemblyStyle
A FormatterAssemblyStyle enumeration value that specifies a method for locating and loading assemblies.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The value being set does not correspond to any of the FormatterAssemblyStyle values.

An AssemblyFormat instance can have two styles: Full or Simple. Specifying Simple allows types in one version to be loaded and deserialized from an instance serialized from a different version.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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
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