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Dictionary<TKey, TValue>.GetObjectData Method (SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)


Implements the System.Runtime.Serialization.ISerializable interface and returns the data needed to serialize the Dictionary<TKey, TValue> instance.

Namespace:   System.Collections.Generic
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual void GetObjectData(
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context


Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo

A System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationInfo object that contains the information required to serialize the Dictionary<TKey, TValue> instance.

Type: System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext

A System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext structure that contains the source and destination of the serialized stream associated with the Dictionary<TKey, TValue> instance.

Exception Condition

info is null.

This method is an O(n) operation, where n is Count.


for providing serialization services. Associated enumeration: SerializationFormatter Security action: LinkDemand


requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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