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Still trying to duplicate an existing XML format

FrancineTaylor
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Last Modified: 2014-05-09
Here is what the XML format for the Spec class needs to look like:

<Spec>
    <Param Name="DimX">
        <Value TypeCode="6">14</Value>
    </Param>
    <Param Name="DimY">
        <Value TypeCode="7">27</Value>
    </Param>
</Spec>

Here is the class structure that I have built:

[Serializable()]
public class Spec
{
    public List<cParam> Param { get; set; }
    public Spec()
    {
        Param = new List<cParam>();
    }
}
[Serializable()]
public class cParam
{
    [XmlAttribute]
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public int Value { get; set; }
    public cParam() { }
}

Here's what the output looks like when I serialize it with XmlSerializer:

<Spec>
    <Param>
        <Param Name="DimX">
            <Value >14</Value>
        </Param>
        <Param Name="DimY">
            <Value >27</Value>
        </Param>
    <Param>
</Spec>

1. How do I get rid of the extra Param layer?
2. How do I add the TypeCode property?

This is just a small, one-time project that I am doing at the end of my contract, so please don't "answer" my question with a link to a commercial product.  I've got things mostly working, I just need a couple of tweaks to the format.
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