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I have a stringbuilder object that I want to load into an Xmldocument.
I concat the nodes and elements within code. And I amhandling escape characters with CDATA in certain cases.

I need to know how to handle excape characters within a grouping.
I have an element called codes which could have one or more code's which has two attributes code and descriptionn. I need to handle if description has escape characters.

Should the concatanation of stringbuilder look something like this?
<code code="200" description="[CDATA[ORDER 100  & two]]"/>
<record>
<userid datatype='order'>151</webuserid>
<txtlastname datatype='order'><![CDATA[ANNIE]]></txtlastname>
<txtfirstname datatype='order'><![CDATA[SMITH]]></txtfirstname>
<txtaddress datatype='order'><![CDATA[79 TEST DR]]></txtaddress>
<txtcity datatype='order'><![CDATA[SOMEWHERE]]></txtcity>
<txtstate datatype='order'><![CDATA[NJ]]></txtstate>
<txtzip datatype='order'><![CDATA[08083]]></txtzip>
<codes datatype='order'>
<code code="100" description="ORDER 100"/>
<code code="200" description="ORDER 100  & two"/>
</codes>
</record>


Dim sb As New StringBuilder()
Dim XmlDoc As New System.Xml.XmlDocument
''''some logic to append values''''
sb.Append("'><![CDATA[")
   '''''append value''''''      
sb.Append("]]></")
XmlDoc.LoadXml(sb.ToString)

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If you want to escape the special characters in xml, a simple way is to replace them with escaped strings:
< -> < 
> -> > 
" -> &quot;
' -> &apos;
& -> &amp;

You can refer to http://weblogs.sqlteam.com/mladenp/archive/2008/10/21/Different-ways-how-to-escape-an-XML-string-in-C.aspx for some different ways.
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