Dump an Arbitrary Object to XML (Bypassing Default Serialization)

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Useful in cases where the object author has specified their own serialization that doesn't work for you.

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  1. public static string ObjectToString(object o)
  2. {
  3. XDocument doc = new XDocument();
  4. string objectType = o.GetType().ToString();
  5. doc.AddFirst(new XElement(objectType));
  7. foreach (PropertyInfo pi in o.GetType().GetProperties())
  8. {
  9. doc.Root.Add(new XElement(pi.Name, Convert.ToString(pi.GetValue(o, null))));
  10. }
  11. return doc.ToString();
  12. }

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