How to send a datarow to a webservice in VB.NET

I have a datarow which contains all the web form data values and I want to submit to a webservice in VB.NET and in  VS 2005.

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Vm
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armoghanCommented:
Datarow cannot be send directly.

What i do is make a dataset and add a table and then add row in it.

some thing like

dim ds as new DataSet
' ds.EnforceConstraints = false
ds.Tables.Add( rowToSend.Table.Clone())
ds.Tables(0).ImportRow(rowToSend)

then send ds

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armoghanCommented:
This is the case when you have made webservice yourself.. and it has a method which takes dataset

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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Can you post the signature of the web method you are trying to use to send this data?
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ptakjaCommented:
DataRow can't be sent to or received from a Web Service because the DataRow object isn't Serializable. Neither is the DataTable object for that matter.

The only way to do it is to pass a DataSet (which is Serializable) that contains a DataTable with DataRow objects in the DataTable.

The odd thing here is that the DataSet is made up of DataTable objects which are themselves made up of DataRow objects. When I first learned about this behavior, I thought it was wierd that MS designed the objects in this way. But, that's how it is.
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vmandemAuthor Commented:
I really appreciate all your inputs. I will go ahead with the plan of creating datatable.
I will let you know how it goes, until then I will open up this question for more comments.

Thanks Again
VM

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vmandemAuthor Commented:
Every one gave good answer but would like to go with the first one.

Thanks All
VM
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