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HttpUtility.HtmlDecode Method

Silverlight

Converts a string that has been HTML-encoded (for HTTP transmission) into a decoded string.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

public static string HtmlDecode(
	string html
)

Parameters

html
Type: System.String
An HTML-encoded string to decode.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A decoded string.

Strings that contain HTML-encoded, character-entity equivalents such as < and > are displayed as text, not as HTML code, unless they are decoded.

A browser displays the following as a string of text:

<p> Hello world >/p<

However, if the string is decoded first, the browser displays it as follows and recognizes the paragraph tag:

<p> Hello world </p>

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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