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Bind XML datasource to Menu

 
 
dvomsaal@ddrtech.com
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      03-20-2007
I have created a XmlDocument that contains the exact layout that
siteMap uses, and then I bind my Menu object to it:

Dim xml As XmlDocument
xml = DirectCast(Session("MenuData"), XmlDocument)


Dim xmlDS As New XmlDataSource()
xmlDS.Data = xml.OuterXml


MainMenu.DataSource = xmlDS
Dim mb As New MenuItemBinding()
mb.DataMember = "SiteMapNode"
mb.TextField = "Title"
mb.NavigateUrlField = "url"


MainMenu.DataBindings.Add(mb)
MainMenu.DataBind()


The problem is when it displays it always shows the root element
("siteMap"). If you use a static site map you have an option to turn
this off; am I missing the ability to do that since I'm using XML?


Thanks,
DvS

 
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