ConfigurationElement.SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) ConfigurationElement.SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) ConfigurationElement.SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) ConfigurationElement.SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) Method

Definition

Writes the outer tags of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.

protected public:
 virtual bool SerializeToXmlElement(System::Xml::XmlWriter ^ writer, System::String ^ elementName);
protected internal virtual bool SerializeToXmlElement (System.Xml.XmlWriter writer, string elementName);
abstract member SerializeToXmlElement : System.Xml.XmlWriter * string -> bool
override this.SerializeToXmlElement : System.Xml.XmlWriter * string -> bool
Protected Friend Overridable Function SerializeToXmlElement (writer As XmlWriter, elementName As String) As Boolean

Parameters

writer
XmlWriter XmlWriter XmlWriter XmlWriter

The XmlWriter that writes to the configuration file.

elementName
String String String String

The name of the ConfigurationElement to be written.

Returns

true if writing was successful; otherwise, false.

Exceptions

The element has multiple child elements.

Remarks

The SerializeToXmlElement method is called after the call to the Unmerge method during serialization. The SerializeToXmlElement method writes out the contents of the configuration element between the beginning and ending tags of the element. Override SerializeToXmlElement to provide a custom serialization method.

Applies to