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XmlReaderSettings::IgnoreProcessingInstructions Property

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

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public:
property bool IgnoreProcessingInstructions {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
}

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 = gcnew XmlReaderSettings;
settings->IgnoreComments = true;
settings->IgnoreProcessingInstructions = true;
settings->IgnoreWhitespace = true;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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