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SerializationBinder.BindToType Method

When overridden in a derived class, controls the binding of a serialized object to a type.

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

public abstract Type BindToType(
	string assemblyName,
	string typeName


Type: System.String
Specifies the Assembly name of the serialized object.
Type: System.String
Specifies the Type name of the serialized object.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
The type of the object the formatter creates a new instance of.

Notes to Inheritors

You must implement the current method in a derived class.

SerializationBinder Example#1

.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.