IgnoreProcessingInstructions Property

XmlReaderSettings.IgnoreProcessingInstructions Property

 

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to ignore processing instructions.

Namespace:   System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

public bool IgnoreProcessingInstructions { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true to ignore processing instructions; otherwise false. The default is false.

Setting this property to true can result in multiple contiguous text nodes being returned from the reader. This does not affect validation.

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.
XmlReaderSettings settings = new XmlReaderSettings();
settings.IgnoreComments = true;
settings.IgnoreProcessingInstructions = true;
settings.IgnoreWhitespace = true;

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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