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Xml file to datagrid

Posted on 2006-11-19
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  Hi,
   I am developing  a  vb.net windows appln.  I am writing from  oracle database to an XML file.  In another applicaion from this XML file , ultimately  I need to show the contents on  a  datagrid  .
    My issue is  all the columns on the the datagrid  are recognised as string  . I have integer,double and datetime columns . THe sorting on these columns are now "string sorting"

  can you help?

   sam
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one way would be to have the XML with schema (additional keys that define what the columns types are). try this link for tips
http://www.topxml.com/schema/articles/xmlschemas/default.asp
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms256129.aspx

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