XmlObjectSerializer.WriteObjectContent Method (XmlDictionaryWriter, Object)

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Writes only the content of the object to the XML document or stream using the specified XmlDictionaryWriter.

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


Public MustOverride Sub WriteObjectContent ( _
    writer As XmlDictionaryWriter, _
    graph As Object _
public abstract void WriteObjectContent(
    XmlDictionaryWriter writer,
    Object graph


  • graph
    Type: System.Object
    The object that contains the content to write.


Exception Condition

The type being serialized does not conform to data contract rules. For example, the DataContractAttribute attribute has not been applied to the type.


There is a problem with the instance being serialized.


The maximum number of objects to serialize has been exceeded. Check the MaxItemsInObjectGraph property.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.