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WebHttpBehavior.GetRequestDispatchFormatter Method

Gets the request formatter on the service for the given service operation and service endpoint.

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

protected virtual IDispatchMessageFormatter GetRequestDispatchFormatter(
	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 request 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 deserialize the input parameters of the service operation from the request message. Parameters specified in the UriTemplate of the service operation must be deserialized from the To URI of the request message and other parameters must be deserialized from the body of the request 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.