xml response format issue RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi, I am using the below controller class. How do I modify the string .ToArray() to get proper xml response format. As of everything is concatenated.

    private DbEntities db = new DbEntities();
            public string GetCodeText(string id)
             if (id != null)
                    var codes = (from c in db.CodeText
                                where c.Code == id
                                select new
                                    Text = c.Text
    		string result = codes.Text;
                    return result ;
    		var codes = db.CodeTexts.Select(c => c.Code + "-" + c.Text).ToList();
    		return string.Join(",", codes.ToArray());

    Desired xml format.

        <Text>"This is the first record"</Text>
        <Text>"This is the second record"</Text>

    Thank you in advance.


    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:04 PM


  • Hi SQLEnthusiast007,

    We could use XDocument to achieve your requirement. I create a simple demo as below for your reference.

    var codes = db.CodeTexts.Select(c => c.Code + "-" + c.Text).ToList();
                    string result = string.Join(",", codes.ToArray());
                    string[] arrayList = result.Split(',');
                    XDocument doc = new XDocument();
                    XElement root = new XElement("Root");
                    foreach (var item in arrayList)
                        string[] itemarray = item.Split('-');
                        XElement elm = new XElement("CodeText",
                         new XElement("Code", itemarray[0]),
                         new XElement("Text", itemarray[1]));

    Best regards,

    Cole Wu

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    Thursday, June 23, 2016 1:23 AM