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Converts a string that has been HTML-encoded (for HTTP transmission) into a decoded string.
Assembly: System.Windows.Browser (in System.Windows.Browser.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function HtmlDecode ( _ html As String _ ) As String
public static string HtmlDecode( string html )
An HTML-encoded string to decode.
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>
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.