SerializationMode Enumeration
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SerializationMode Enumeration


Determines the serialization method used for a ProfilePropertySettings object.

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

public enum SerializationMode

Member nameDescription

The ProfilePropertySettings object is serialized using binary serialization.


The provider has implicit knowledge of the type and is responsible for deciding how to serialize the ProfilePropertySettings object into the data store.


The ProfilePropertySettings object is serialized to a simple string.


The profile ProfilePropertySettings is serialized as XML using XML serialization.

The SerializeAs property of the ProfilePropertySettings object controls the serialization mode for a single profile property setting.

The following code example shows how to use the SerializeAs property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ProfileSection class.

// Get the current SerializeAs property value.
    "Current SerializeAs value: '{0}'", profilePropertySettings.SerializeAs);

// Set the SerializeAs property to SerializationMode.Binary.
profilePropertySettings.SerializeAs = SerializationMode.Binary;

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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