DataContractSerializer Constructor (Type, XmlDictionaryString, XmlDictionaryString)

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Initializes a new instance of the DataContractSerializer class to serialize or deserialize an object of the specified type using the XML root element and namespace specified through the parameters of type XmlDictionaryString.

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


Public Sub New ( _
    type As Type, _
    rootName As XmlDictionaryString, _
    rootNamespace As XmlDictionaryString _
public DataContractSerializer(
    Type type,
    XmlDictionaryString rootName,
    XmlDictionaryString rootNamespace


  • type
    Type: System..::.Type
    The type of the instances that are serialized or deserialized.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


DataContractSerializer Class

DataContractSerializer Overload

System.Runtime.Serialization Namespace