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SurrogateSelector Class

Assists formatters in selection of the serialization surrogate to delegate the serialization or deserialization process to.

For a list of all members of this type, see SurrogateSelector Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class SurrogateSelector
   Implements ISurrogateSelector
public class SurrogateSelector : ISurrogateSelector
public __gc class SurrogateSelector : public ISurrogateSelector
public class SurrogateSelector implements ISurrogateSelector

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


A serialization surrogate gives the users an object that can handle the serialization requirements of a different object and can transform the serialized data if necessary.


Namespace: System.Runtime.Serialization

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

SurrogateSelector Members | System.Runtime.Serialization Namespace