XmlObjectSerializer.ReadObject Method (XmlReader, Boolean)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Reads the XML document or stream with an XmlReader and returns the deserialized object. It also enables you to specify whether the serializer can read the data before attempting to read it.

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


Public Overridable Function ReadObject ( _
    reader As XmlReader, _
    verifyObjectName As Boolean _
) As Object
public virtual Object ReadObject(
    XmlReader 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; 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