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ProfilePropertySettingsCollection.OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement Method

Handles the reading of unrecognized configuration elements from a configuration file and causes the configuration system to throw an exception if the element cannot be handled.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected override bool OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(
	string elementName,
	XmlReader reader


Type: System.String

The name of the unrecognized element.

Type: System.Xml.XmlReader

An input stream that reads XML from the configuration file.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the unrecognized element was deserialized successfully; otherwise, false.


elementName equals "clear"

- or -

elementName equals "group".

This implementation of OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement throws specialized errors if the element name is either "clear" or "group". After checking for these conditions, the method then explicitly calls its base implementation, the ConfigurationElementCollection.OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0