Article ID: 941179
The old parser of Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 6.0 does not convert line feeds to spaces as expected. This behavior is not compliant with XML specifications.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
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Post-installation instructionsAfter you apply this hotfix, a new NormalizeAttributeValues property is generated. To enable this hotfix, you must set the value of the NormalizeAttributeValues property to true.
PrerequisitesYou must have MSXML 6.0 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementIf the XML file is being used, you must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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To work around this problem, set the NewParser property to true. When you do this, you can use the new parser of MSXML 6.0.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about converting line feeds, visit the following Web site:
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#AVNormalizeFor more information about the NewParser property, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms767616.aspxFor more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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