text Property (Windows CE 5.0)
Represents the text content of the node or the concatenated text representing the node and its descendants.
Script Return Value
String. String representing the text content of this node and its descendants. This value varies depending on the value of the nodeType property.
HRESULT get_text(BSTR* text);
[out, retval] String representing the text content of this node and its descendants. This value varies depending on the value of the nodeType property.
C/C++ Return Values
Value returned if successful.
Value returned when there is no text.
Value returned if text is Null.
OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.0 and later.
Header: Msxml2.h, Msxml2.idl.
When concatenated, the text represents the contents of text or CDATA nodes. All concatenated text nodes are normalized according to xml:space attributes and the value of the preserveWhiteSpace switch. Concatenated CDATA text is not normalized. (Child nodes that contain NODE_COMMENT and NODE_PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION nodes are not concatenated.)
Retrieves and sets the string representing the text contents of this node or the concatenated text representing this node and its descendants.
For more precise control over text manipulation in an XML document, use the lower-level nodeValue property, which returns the raw text associated with a NODE_TEXT node.
Consider the "root" element in this example.
<root att=" 123 a < "> <a> a a </a> <!-- comment b --> <?pi pi c ?> <![CDATA[ cdata d ]]> e f </root>
The text property for the root element returns the following concatenated text.
"a a cdata d e f"
Note that the white space within the CDATA node is preserved.
This value depends on the value of the nodeType property.
|NODE_ATTRIBUTE, NODE_DOCUMENT, NODE_ENTITY||Returns a string representing the value of the node. This is the concatenated text of all subnodes with entities expanded.|
|NODE_CDATA_SECTION, NODE_COMMENT, NODE_PROCESSING_INSTRUCTION, NODE_TEXT||Returns the text contained in the node, which is the same as the nodeValue property.|
|NODE_DOCUMENT_TYPE, NODE_NOTATION||Returns the empty string (""). These node types do not have associated text.|
|NODE_DOCUMENT_FRAGMENT||Returns the text comprised of the concatenation of all descendant nodes.|
|NODE_ELEMENT||Contains a string that represents the element content. Note that this will also include the text content from all child elements, concatenated in document order. For example, consider the following XML:
The text property for the <count> element contains the value "one two three four".
|NODE_ENTITY_REFERENCE||Returns the string representation of the entity reference.|
This property is read/write, and applies to the following objects and interfaces:
IXMLDOMAttribute, IXMLDOMCDATASection, IXMLDOMCharacterData, IXMLDOMComment, DOMDocument, IXMLDOMDocumentFragment, IXMLDOMDocumentType, IXMLDOMElement, IXMLDOMEntity, IXMLDOMEntityReference, IXMLDOMNode, IXMLDOMNotation, IXMLDOMProcessingInstruction, IXMLDOMText, and IXTLRuntime.
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