Formatter.Context Property


When overridden in a derived class, gets or sets the StreamingContext used for the current serialization.

 abstract property System::Runtime::Serialization::StreamingContext Context { System::Runtime::Serialization::StreamingContext get(); void set(System::Runtime::Serialization::StreamingContext value); };
public abstract System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext Context { get; set; }
member this.Context : System.Runtime.Serialization.StreamingContext with get, set
Public MustOverride Property Context As StreamingContext

Property Value


The StreamingContext used for the current serialization.



The StreamingContext is an indication of either the source of the bits being deserialized or the destination of the bits being serialized. It has no impact on default serialization, but is passed as an argument to ISerializable and ISerializationSurrogate.

Notes to Implementers

You must implement this property in a derived class.

Applies to