XmlObjectSerializer.ReadObject Method (XmlDictionaryReader, Boolean)

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When implemented in a derived class, reads the XML stream or document with an XmlDictionaryReader and returns the deserialized object.

Namespace: System.Runtime.Serialization
Assembly: System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)


Public MustOverride Function ReadObject ( _
    reader As XmlDictionaryReader, _
    verifyObjectName As Boolean _
) As Object
public abstract Object ReadObject(
    XmlDictionaryReader reader,
    bool verifyObjectName


  • verifyObjectName
    Type: System..::.Boolean
    true to check whether the enclosing XML element name and namespace correspond to the root name and root namespace; otherwise, false to skip the verification.

Return Value

Type: System..::.Object
The deserialized object.


The verifyObjectName parameter uses the same code as the IsStartObject method to determine whether the element is the start of the object.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


XmlObjectSerializer Class

ReadObject Overload

System.Runtime.Serialization Namespace