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How to handle XML tag when serialize object

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF


I have a WCF service with a DataContract, "Employee". In my service, I create some employee instance and add them into an ArrayList, "Employees"; and then I serialize the ArrayList; the issue is that xml tag is not my expected, the output as follow:

<Employees xmlns:hr="HRService.Websense.com">

         <anyType d2p1:type="Employee" xmlns:d2p1="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">............</anyType>



My expected output should be:

<Employees xmlns:hr="HRService.Websense.com">



If I use an Array Employee[] instead of ArrayList in my service, the output is exactly what I expected.

Is there any way to make ArrayList output same as Array?



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