ClientOperation.SerializeRequest Property


Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the Formatter object serializes an outbound message.

Namespace:   System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public bool SerializeRequest { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the Formatter property serializes the return values into a reply message; otherwise, false. The default is true.

Use the SerializeRequest property to indicate whether the formatter serializes operation parameters into a reply message or to determine if the first parameter is sent as the outbound message.


If set to false, the operation must have exactly one parameter of type Message or an exception is thrown.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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