ValueSerializer Class

 

Abstract class that defines conversion behavior for serialization from an object representation.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Markup
Assembly:  System.Xaml (in System.Xaml.dll)

System.Object
  System.Windows.Markup.ValueSerializer
    Microsoft.VisualBasic.Activities.XamlIntegration.VisualBasicSettingsValueSerializer
    System.Activities.XamlIntegration.ActivityWithResultValueSerializer
    System.Activities.XamlIntegration.ArgumentValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Converters.Int32RectValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Converters.PointValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Converters.RectValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Converters.SizeValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Converters.VectorValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Input.KeyGestureValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Input.KeyValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Input.ModifierKeysValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Input.MouseActionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Input.MouseGestureValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Markup.DateTimeValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.BrushValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.CacheModeValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.DoubleCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.GeometryValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.Int32CollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.MatrixValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.PathFigureCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.PointCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.TransformValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Converters.VectorCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.FontFamilyValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.ImageSourceValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Matrix3DValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Point3DCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Point3DValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Point4DValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.QuaternionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Rect3DValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Size3DValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Vector3DCollectionValueSerializer
    System.Windows.Media.Media3D.Converters.Vector3DValueSerializer

public abstract class ValueSerializer

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protmethodValueSerializer()

Initializes a new instance of the ValueSerializer class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCanConvertFromString(String, IValueSerializerContext)

When overridden in a derived class, determines whether the specified String can be converted to an instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCanConvertToString(Object, IValueSerializerContext)

When overridden in a derived class, determines whether the specified object can be converted into a String.

System_CAPS_pubmethodConvertFromString(String, IValueSerializerContext)

When overridden in a derived class, converts a String to an instance of the type that the implementation of ValueSerializer supports.

System_CAPS_pubmethodConvertToString(Object, IValueSerializerContext)

When overridden in a derived class, converts the specified object to a String.

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetConvertFromException(Object)

Returns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed.

System_CAPS_protmethodGetConvertToException(Object, Type)

Returns an exception to throw when a conversion cannot be performed.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetSerializerFor(PropertyDescriptor)

Gets the ValueSerializer declared for a property, by passing a CLR property descriptor for the property.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetSerializerFor(PropertyDescriptor, IValueSerializerContext)

Gets the ValueSerializer declared for the specified property, using the specified context.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetSerializerFor(Type)

Gets the ValueSerializer declared for the specified type.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticGetSerializerFor(Type, IValueSerializerContext)

Gets the ValueSerializer declared for the specified type, using the specified context.

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodTypeReferences(Object, IValueSerializerContext)

Gets an enumeration of the types referenced by the ValueSerializer.

The string a converter returns for serialization must be loss-less and the converter must always return the same string for a particular value. If a type converter (derived from TypeConverter) does not meet these requirements in its ConvertTo implementations for string output, a custom ValueSerializer must be declared. Either the ValueSerializer should meet the requirements, or a null ValueSerializer should be associated with the type. A ValueSerializer is associated with a type by applying the ValueSerializerAttribute attribute.

A null ValueSerializer indicates the type converter should be ignored for convert-to-string conversions from the object graph.

System_CAPS_importantImportant

Implementation of ValueSerializer should avoid throwing exceptions. Any exceptions thrown could terminate serialization.

IValueSerializerContext for a ValueSerializer and its APIs is analogous to ITypeDescriptorContext for a TypeConverter. In fact, IValueSerializerContext inherits ITypeDescriptorContext. When a ValueSerializer derived class API is called, the caller (typically a serializer process) passes a context that may provide certain services. Because of the general guidance that a ValueSerializer must not throw exceptions. Failure to return a particular service from the context must also not throw any exceptions.

In previous versions of the .NET Framework, this class existed in the WPF-specific assembly WindowsBase. In .NET Framework 4, ValueSerializer is in the System.Xaml assembly. For more information, see Types Migrated from WPF to System.Xaml.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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