<t> (Text)

This element specifies that this run contains literal text which shall be displayed in the document. The t element shall be used for all text runs which is not:

  • Part of a region of text that is contained in a deleted region using the <del> element (§

  • Part of a region of text that is contained within a field code

    <w:t>This is text</w:t>

The text is contained in a <t> node. ]

Parent Elements

<r>; <r>



<space> (Content Contains Significant Whitespace)

Namespace: http://www.w3.org/XML/1998/namespace

Specifies how white space should be handled for the contents of this element using the W3C space preservation rules.

  <w:t>significant whitespace   </w:t>

Although there are three spaces on each side of the text content in the run, that whitespace has not been specifically marked as significant, therefore it is removed when this run is added to the document. ]

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the type in the namespace.

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_Text">
	<extension base="ST_String">
	<attribute ref="xml:space" use="optional"/>