Gets or sets a value indicating whether to ignore insignificant white space.
Public Property IgnoreWhitespace As Boolean
System .Boolean to ignore white space; otherwise true . The default is false . false
White space that is not considered to be significant includes spaces, tabs, and blank lines used to set apart the markup for greater readability. An example of this is white space in element content.
This property setting does not affect white space between markup in a mixed content mode, or white space that occurs within the scope of an
The following creates a settings object that can be used to construct a reader that strips processing instructions, comments, and insignificant white space.
' Set the reader settings.
Dim settings as XmlReaderSettings = new XmlReaderSettings()
settings.IgnoreComments = true
settings.IgnoreProcessingInstructions = true
settings.IgnoreWhitespace = true
Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store apps
Supported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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