how do i make a datafield in a class that is returned back from a wcf service a attribute in one of the nodes?

how do i make a datafield in a class that is returned back from a wcf service a attribute in one of the nodes?
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DarrenSenior Software EngineerCommented:

Can you give a little mor info on what you want?

class ...
public string blah...

What exactly do you want to send back?

The only thing I can think of until you give more info is to have a look at the XmlSerializerFormatAttribute


cbruneAuthor Commented:
so I want to send a datamember as a attribute in the xml.
Aaron JabamaniTechnical ArchitectCommented:
You can't do this with the DataContractSerializer; if you want attributes you need to use the XmlSerializer instead. With the DataContractSerializer class a more restrictive subset of the XML specification is permitted which improves performance, and improves the interoperability of published services, but gives you rather less control over the XML format.

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