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WebHttpBehavior.GetReplyDispatchFormatter Method

Gets the reply formatter on the service for the specified endpoint and service operation.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Description
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)

protected virtual IDispatchMessageFormatter GetReplyDispatchFormatter(
	OperationDescription operationDescription,
	ServiceEndpoint endpoint


Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.OperationDescription
The service operation.
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint
The service endpoint.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.IDispatchMessageFormatter
An IDispatchMessageFormatter reference to the reply formatter on the service for the specified operation and endpoint.

This is an extensibility point that derived behaviors can use to supply their own implementation of IDispatchMessageFormatter that is called to convert the return value/out parameters of the service operation to a response message.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.