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sqlserver query to output xml into asp.net page


i Have simple data connection like this

Dim GetDataQry As String = "SELECT * from facilities where ItemID=@ItemId FOR XML PATH"
            Dim cmd As New SqlClient.SqlCommand(GetDataQry, conn)

with a SqlDataReader.

but it outputs only text. not xml as the query requests.
how do i get it to output xml into a asp.net page.
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Robert SchuttSoftware EngineerCommented:
If you're writing this out to the page it could be that the browser is hiding the xml tags as unknown html tags, in that case you could try something like:
Response.Write yourxmlstringvar.Replace("<", "&lt;")

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jamppiAuthor Commented:
you got me on right track..  i had to change the document properties to
Response.ContentType = "text/xml"

then i got it right!

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