XML is Extensible Markup Language, a markup language. A markup language is a way to enter information into a text format that can be easily identified as not being part of the content, but rather instructions on how the content should be treated.

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Find out parents of an element in XML files

I have a large (10k lines) XML file. Normally i use Notepad++ or Chrome to open XML files. Although it is possible to collapse/uncollapse child entries, i can't see which element has which parents. ...
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Application for extracting XML tags from a document

I am looking for an application that will extract all XML tags contained within a specific XML file. For example I would get a list: <XML_TAG_ONE>,<XML_TAG_TWO> etc...
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How do I quickly 'extract' specific information from web pages (source code) and format it into XML?

The gist: the small company I work for advertises its products through Google Merchant. We upload the products in an XML file as per Google's requirements. The problem: manually formatting thousands ...
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How do I add additional parameters to query string of a Firefox Search Plugin?

I have just installed the DuckDuckGo add-on in Firefox 11.0, running on XP SP 3. I would like to add additional parameters to the query string. However, any changes I make are not reflected in the ...
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Why does copying an XML file from Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit to Windows XP 32-bit change the file?

What I do: Copy an xml file (ctrl+C) on a Win Server 2008 machine. Minimize mstsc.exe (remote connection app). Paste the xml file on to my WinXP machine (ctrl+V). The result: All of the original ...
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A secure transfer method for large XML file

I have to put in place a transfer system to receive XML file of more that 1 Go. This system have to be very secure. I was about to take SFTP but it's not IIS compatible and some of the senders will ...
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Excel-like software for XML data?

Is there any Excel-like software for XML data? Something not restricted to spreadsheet format, but allowing: data with hierarchy more strict typing tagging multiple views to the data, unlike ...
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Converting a word document to XML format while preserving font information

I need to convert a Word document into an easily parseable format, so I chose XML. I found a tool which works, but it doesn't tell me which font the text is, which is my main method of parsing. Is ...
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How can I change the default font size that is set on charts in a PowerPoint template?

As the title says I'm interested in knowing how I can change the default font size that is set on charts in a specific PowerPoint template. I'm not interested in using chart-templates for this, since ...
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trimming an XML file the dumb way

(see solution below) I have XML files which I parse with a Python script (I did not write it but it does the job perfectly). The problem is that the XML file is large (~ 1GB) and the parsing take ...
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How to efficiently type in a pair of XML tags in Emacs?

How to efficiently type in a pair of XML tags such as <tag></tag> in Emacs? I am hoping some sort of auto-complete behavior.
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How to formally reject a SOAP request? [closed]

I've a large F5 LTM load balancer environment I'm looking after which we are configuring to rate limit requests at a URI level. For human web users we are 302ing them to a busy page, but we also run ...
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Customizing urlbar formatting in Firefox

Firefox 6.0 introduced URL formatting in the address bar, i.e. the domain.tld is black, while protocols, subdomains, and paths are grey. The related about:config entry to enable/disable this feature ...
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Microsoft Office Data Connection to utilise an external XML Data source?

I want to be able to process or product for connecting an external XML data connector to Microsoft Office Products (specifically Excel) so that it's seamless to the product. Essentially the ...
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Viewing XML properly in Firefox 8.0

How do I make this XML display properly on Firefox? I want any addon or plugin or anything that will allow me to read this XML properly from the get-go (and hopefully enable me to expand/collapse ...
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Scripting: what is the easiest to extact a value in a tag of a XML file?

I want to read a pom.xml ('Project Object Model' of Maven) and extract the version information. Here is an example: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><project ...
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how to write multiple lines to a file using shell script?

I need to read data from a source and have to form a XML file using shell script. But first of all i don't know how to write multiple lines in a file using shell script
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Transform Eclipse Help plugin (DITA) to EPUB or PDF

I'm using Oxygen XML Author plugin for Eclipse (fully functional 30 day trial), and I want to convert (transform) sample Eclipse help file plugin to epub or PDF, to be able to view in on my ereader. ...
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Is there any XML creator or builder available in shell scripting for creating XML doc?

Is there any XML creator or builder available in shell scripting for creating XML doc and applying a stylesheet? I need to fetch data from a database and write those records into an XML document. ...
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Powershell XML precessing very slow

I have a couple (20) of svg-fonts (xml based font format), on average each one of them is about 300kb and contains about 100 Glyph-tags. I would like to process each glyph with Inkscape. So the part ...
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Finding multiline CDATA text in a bunch of XML files (possibly using grep)

I have several thousand (well formed) XML files of the following template : <?xml version="1.0" ?> <queries> <statement name="foobar"> <body><![CDATA[ Several ...
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How do I “run” an XSLT file?

I've received a great answer about sorting XML - I need to use XSLT. But how do I actually do that? What software is required? What command or application do I need to start to get a "converted" XML ...
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What Windows app can sort a huge XML file?

I have some enormous XML-based configuration files, with 125000 lines in them. The problem is that they are auto-generated by the system I use, and "child" tags are in a random order within their ...
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Can user-defined autocomplete keyword description in notepad++ span multiple lines?

I am creating an API auto-complete XML file for my user-defined language. Can the description text assigned to the keyword be displayed as multiple lines inside the auto-complete pop-up window? i.e. ...
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Why doesn't Firefox show any kind of a feed presence indication when there is are RSS/Atom feeds associated with the page? [duplicate]

For example I've came to a webpage having the following tag inside its <head> tag: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="A blog feed" ...
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Sorting XML files so that differences can then be found

I need to compare two XML files, each of which is about 13,000 lines long. Sadly the code that generates these files doesn't generate the data in the same order each time (the data comes from a ...
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How to share a word document with a schema attached?

On my own machine (Word 2007) I have successfully added a custom XML part to a .docx file, associated the custom XML nodes with a custom .xsd schema and I now have editable custom XML nodes - great. ...
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How can I parse an XML file from the command line (for GeekTool)?

I'd like to find a Terminal command that can pull the file at http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=SOMEUSERNAME&count=1 and parse it to find a user's Twitter status. ...
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How can I open a large XML file?

I have to read an XML file and put it into a database. First, though, I want to open it and 'clean' it by deleting many chunks of records. The original file is about 20Mb. How can I open this file to ...
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Notepad++ doesn't launch (notepad++.exe present in the task manager)

Yesterday Notepad++ was runnable, but today it doesn't. In spite of the notepad++.exe (with its 13 process) presence is the tasks manager, Notepad++ window doesn't launch. I tried to uninstall and ...
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Use XML data from an online URL as data source InDesign

I'm looking to use XML in InDesign that comes from a live url as it's constantly updating from a database. I know I can download the XML and import it from the desktop but does anyone know how to ...
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Help me find an XML editor [closed]

I am searching for a few days now to find the suitable XML editor. After realizing that many of them don't do a lot more than eclipse the only difference being in the price, I started to use eclipse ...
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How do I view the xml in firefox in a simpler way?

When I view the following URL: http://upmedia.plymouth.ac.uk/Rss.aspx?CategoryId=20 I doesnt show anything in firefox. However when I view ...
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How do I show raw XML for an RSS Feed in Firefox

Internet Explorer has this option: When unclicked clicked ATOM feeds will show as raw xml. How can I do the same thing in Firefox?
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Trying to use XML::Parser and XML::XPath, where do I type the command?

Here's the tutorial I am using, which I have been assured is of high quality by Google: http://www.kitebird.com/articles/mysql-xml.html#TOC_5 Now, what I am trying to do is run some test scripts ...
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Text processing: convert text of table of content into djvu bookmark format?

Usually in the table of content of a book, each line is for a chapter or section and ends with its page number, for example: 1 first chapter 10 1.1 first section 11 1.1.1 first subsection 12 1.2 ...
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Accessing Hotmail from Firefox: “XML Parsing Error: not well-formed”

When I try to access my Hotmail account from my present computer I get the following error message: XML Parsing Error: not well-formed Location: http://sn105w.snt105.mail.live.com/default.aspx Line ...
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Mac OS X - some .weblocs files open in Firefox, some don't - why?

I've changed the default application for opening .webloc files to Firefox (using RCDefaultApp, nice piece of kit, that) and that's all fine, except for one bit of weirdness. If I create a .webloc ...
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Unattended installation for windows 7 x86

Are there any pre-created Autounattend.xml files for Windows 7 unattended installation x86? I have been experimenting and creating the XML file but I am always being prompted to choose which hard disk ...
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Excel version confusion

I got an Excel file, actually it's a zip file which contains many folders and files including sheets in XML format. When I try to open it, Excel 2003 says "The file is not in a recognizable format" ...
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Convert Atom XML to plain text

I have backed up my blog from blogger. The format of the file is Atom XML. What's a quick way to turn it into plaintext? Opening it in a browser leads to formatting errors...
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StatSVN generated XML is slightly out of date

There are no StatSVN questions on superuser, but why not start? ;-) Here's my problem... I generate a log from subversion with: svn log -v --xml > log.xml The latest revision that shows up in ...
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How can I get Firefox to open XML files in Notepad++ instead of in the browser

I don't want Firefox to display XML files internally, I want it to open Notepad++ instead. I have had a look a the Tools\Options\Applications menu but there is no 'XML' content type. I am using FF ...
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Free tool for graphical representations of XML files [closed]

I need a tool which displays an XML file in a nice way. With "nice way" I mean a way on which I can fold and unfold all the nodes. Is there any free tool that runs on Windows Vista that does this ...
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How do I see the XML of my DOCX document?

I want to see my DOCX in its pure XML format. Various application like internet browsers and visual studio will open the file up in Word for me. I've also tried renaming the document to .xml ...
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Notepad++ Autocomplete

I heard that Notepad++ has autocomplete but I can't find any documentation online to help with creating your own or how to do it. If somebody could please point me in the right direction (or right ...
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Is there a native tool for parsing xml files available on RedHat?

Are there any utilities similar to xpath for parsing XML files that would be natively available on a RedHat server? Similar questions have been answered elsewhere, but none of the tools listed are on ...
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Is there a XML editor similar to Inkscape built-in editor?

I have been looking for a "perfect" XML editor, and today I realized the one used in Inkscape is exactely the way I would want, because: It has multi-panel (tree, attribute-list, and value ...
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Looking for an offline XML Schema validation tool

Well, the title is the question. I want to validate XML files against an XML Schema, and I need a tool for that purpose. In fact I have multiple .xsd files, therefore online tools won't really work. ...
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Generate a point chart from XML data, possibly with Excel?

I would like to generate some point chart from XML data. The data should be grouped using color by its "id" attribute. The position is stored in "x" and "y". What software should I use? I tried Excel ...