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Does any one knows , how to serialize IDictionary Object (of string,Object) to XML ?
Posted 28-Mar-13 11:07am

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You'd have to do it yourself, it isn't implemented by default.

See this page[^], specifically:

Q: Why can't I serialize hashtables?

A: The XmlSerializer cannot process classes implementing the IDictionary interface. This was partly due to schedule constraints and partly due to the fact that a hashtable does not have a counterpart in the XSD type system. The only solution is to implement a custom hashtable that does not implement the IDictionary interface.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 28-Mar-13 18:17pm
Good point, a 5.

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