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Gets a value indicating whether the current node is an empty element (for example, ).


using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;

public class Sample 
  public static void Main()
    XmlTextReader reader = null;

       reader = new XmlTextReader("elems.xml");

       while (reader.Read()){
         if (reader.IsStartElement()){
           if (reader.IsEmptyElement)
              Console.WriteLine("<{0}/>", reader.Name);
               Console.Write("<{0}> ", reader.Name);
               reader.Read(); //Read the start tag.
               if (reader.IsStartElement())  //Handle nested elements.
                 Console.Write("\r\n<{0}>", reader.Name);
               Console.WriteLine(reader.ReadString());  //Read the text content of the element.
        if (reader != null)


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