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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How can I convert a whole XML dump from Wikia to Kindle? [closed]

I'd like to convert an XML dump of whole Deus Ex Wikia to my Kindle. How can I do that? Here's the compressed XML file if anyone wants to try their solutions before posting an answer: ...
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Windows 7 fails using application/soap+xml while XP works with application/ipp when connecting to printer

I have a Comtrend ADSL modem/router that shares a USB printer with IPP. Windows XP connects correctly, but Windows 7 will not (as is confirmed by many frustrated discussion threads returned by ...
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Launchd File for reverse stream

Does anyone have any ideas why this fails to execute a reverse stream connection when loaded? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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XML based email attachment being renamed

I am experiencing a strange problem when receiving email attachments. The files are valid XML files, but they have the file extension .usf or.xif. When the emails are opened in Outlook and the ...
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XML bulk update in Evenote

I've some tweets and blog article (from Wordpress) saved locally in rss or xml format and I want to bulk upload them in my Evernote Account. I've tried this Wordpress to Evernot script or tried ...
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Regular Expression to replace part of URL in XML file

I need a regular expression in Notepad++ to search/replace a string. My document (xml) has serveral thousand lines that look similar to this: <Url ...
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Excel - including data from a remote (web) sheet?

As a part of providing dynamic dashboards / reports, I've been investigating having a static Excel workbook that would contain a raw data sheet periodically updated from a web source. I'm currently ...
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More advanced 'Apple Automator' like software?

What I'm looking for is a program similar to Automator or A Better Finder Rename but more extensive / advanced. In my situation we have two files with the same name, one is a MOV the other an XML. We ...
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Does Sibling Node Order Matter In Canonical XML? [closed]

When using $ xmllint --c14n one.xml > 1.xml $ xmllint --c14n two.xml > 2.xml $ diff 1.xml 2.xml Would it matter if the order of the sibling nodes were different? I.e. are these the same? ...
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Vim is spellchecking in XML files where I don't want it to, and only there

I'm trying to use Vim's builtin spellchecking in some XML documents. This happens merely by having the XML syntax loaded, as seen in the following minimalistic example (which reproduces what I also ...
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How to get the parent node of a given child node using PowerShell?

I am new to PowerShell. I have to write a script which can return me the first parent(node) value by passing the child node. I have the following XML. When I pass my PowerShell script the value ...
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I there an open source XML viewer for Windows that can show data in grid form [closed]

Excel can read raw XML and turn it into a a viewable table w/o a schema. I'm looking for a freeware/Open Source alternative for a situation whereby I don't have access to Excel. I don't need to edit, ...
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Download/update webpages listed in XML sitemap [closed]

I'm searching a FLOSS tool that downloads all pages (and embedded resources, e.g. images) linked in a XML sitemap (built according to http://www.sitemaps.org/). The tool should "crawl" the sitemap ...
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How to search for any files that do not contain a proper XML root element?

I need to be able to search several thousand XHTML and XML files and see a list of files that do not contain the following string on the first line: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> How ...
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Mac - KeyRemap4MacBook - Custom XML

I hope someone of you know this powerfull Pref Panel to remap the keyboard.. Since i'm using a PC Keyboard, i wanted to make Screenshot a bit easy to do.. I managed to get working: -Command+Shift+3 ...
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WebLogic 12.1.1.0 is truncating dynamically generated XML file

this is my first question on SU/StackOverflow, so bear with me... We've got an exploded application, residing on a NAS mount, that we just moved from WebLogic 6.1 to WLS 12.1.1.0. Believe it or not, ...
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How to format a XML file with long list of attributes?

I am currently working with XML files that contain elements with a long list of attributes. When I try to re-indent the whole XML file using xmllint --format myfile.xml only the elements are indented, ...
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How can I force a malformed XHTML document to get loaded as HTML?

I am trying to open http://www.x.org/releases/current/doc/man/man3/xcb_grab_keyboard.3.xhtml in Firefox, but it fails with a XML parsing error. Chromium has a similar issue with it, but it shows at ...
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How to check that image sizes are ok or not

I am having many image files in one folder. Mostly there are jpg, but some png, bmp, gif, tif also (but jpg is most important if others are not possible). There are also many xml files in same folder ...
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Tool for mass adding properties to many xml files?

I have some xml that looks like this in each report: Header Cell /Cell Cell /Cell ... /Header In each cell I need to add: <property ...
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Notepad++ XML Auto Indent + Tag Closing

I'm migrating a question I posted on stackoverflow to here as it may be more relevant. Here is the question: I'm looking for a way to code XML (mxml, specifically) in Notepad++ such that it follows ...
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Extract Links from a sitemap(xml)

Lets say I have a sitemap.xml file with this data: <url> <loc>http://domain.com/pag1</loc> <lastmod>2012-08-25</lastmod> <changefreq>weekly</changefreq> ...
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PDF form created with Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8.0 - Form checkboxes randomly submitted as null values

I have a data collection process where users complete a PDF form and then submit an xml data file of the form values via email. I've had nearly 600 files submitted - the process has worked exactly as ...
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I cannot print or export Adobe XML-Form files

I have PDFCreator and "PrimoPDF" installed, as well as some other print software. Now I own Adobe Acrobat and used it to save content in an Adobe XML-Form file. Now I want to flatten that file, as ...
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Microsoft Word automatically password-protecting documents

I have a very weird issue I'm working on. We have some Microsoft Word documents that will randomly apply a password to it when saved. It doesn't happen all the time and I can't pinpoint if there's a ...
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Is there a way to automate XML playlist creation for files in an S3 bucket?

I'm working on an XML-based, non-Flash music player for a client. They want to be able to upload files to a bucket and stream MP3s back to their website. I'm wondering if there's a way to ...
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View RSS feeds in Chrome instead of downloading it

Before, if I go to a RSS feed (.xml file), Chrome displays it. I could use extensions to format the feed or just view the source directly. However, now, Chrome forces me to view the feed using a RSS ...
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How to upgrade libxml on CentOS

I have a following version of CentOS: $ cat /etc/issue CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m and following version of libxml: $ php -i | grep libxml libxml Version => 2.6.26 libxml ...
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Detect filetype in narrowed region

I am using the terrific NrrwRgn plugin. I often edit XML files with PHP in CDATA sections, so in the narrowed buffer I get this: <![CDATA[ $foo='bar'; doSomething($foo); ...
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XML text transformation

I have a large file part of which is like below: <DataGroup xsi:type="ReportDataGroup"> <SmartReportTemplate DescriptionContentType="text/plain" IsActive="true"> <Name ...
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How could I embed formatted XML source in WORD documents?

I'm writing a documentation with WORD that contains XML source code (whole files) as examples. The way I'm embedding the currently XML is quite cumbersome and doesn't seem to me as really ...
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What do the BoundingRect Values mean?

Today I wrote a custom title for Windows Movie Maker, by creating two text boxes to act as censors (You can see the end product over here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfBf9J3MrJE). However, I ...
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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. ...