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
public enum SerializationMode
public enum SerializationMode

 Member nameDescription
BinaryThe ProfilePropertySettings object is serialized using binary serialization. 
ProviderSpecificThe provider has implicit knowledge of the type and is responsible for deciding how to serialize the ProfilePropertySettings object into the data store. 
StringThe ProfilePropertySettings object is serialized to a simple string. 
XmlThe 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;

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0