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public static method ToJson(obj: object): string;
public static string ToJson(object obj);
public static method ToJson(obj: object, prettyPrint: bool): string;
public static string ToJson(object obj, bool prettyPrint);


objThe object to convert to JSON form.
prettyPrintIf true, format the output for readability. If false, format the output for minimum size. Default is false.


string The object's data in JSON format.


Generate a JSON representation of an object.

This is similar to JsonUtility.ToJson, but it supports any engine object. The fields that the output will contain are the same as are accessible via the SerializedObject API, or as found in the YAML-serialized form of the object.

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