Visual Studio :: Web.config Transform Is Not Working?

Apr 16, 2010

I have easy to reproduce issue with web.config transform. Steps below are causing major grief.

Create new Web Application Project in VS 2010. Open web.debug.config, put following inside it

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<configuration xmlns:xdt="" xdt:Transform ="Replace">
<setting name="Username" serializeAs="String">

Now deploy to file system on local hardrive. Open resulting web.config and see <value> setting has extrac carriag return and bunch of tabs in front of it..

Screenshots can be downloaded below.


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