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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
4answers
3k views

Excel 2007 user warning when opening xls files

I am getting the following error warning when opening an .xls file generated using 'CarlosAg.ExcelXmlWriter.dll' in Excel 2007: The file you are trying to open,'', is in a different format than ...
2
votes
5answers
2k views

What does the 'X' in .aspx, docx, xlsx, etc… represent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc? It's one of those things you just take for granted until one day someone asks you and you realize you can't answer it. ...
1
vote
3answers
701 views

Notepad++ or other application to replace string with numeric function

I am using Notepad++ and attempting to replace all numeric strings within a specific tag (xxxxof my XML document with a new string which has been modified by a specific variable. Here's an example: ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

how to import mesh animation from cinema4d into blender?

I need to import a mesh animation from Cinema4D into Blender. I tried to do that using Collada.The Collada 1.3 importer doesn't seem to do anything, the Collada 1.4 importer seems to work, but the ...
3
votes
5answers
800 views

Software for viewing and analyze big xml files

I'm working with a quite a big XML file (~20-40 MB) and I'm using Notepad++. Is there any better application to view and analyze such a big XML files?
1
vote
2answers
477 views

Search for a word or phrase in the file doesn't work for XML

When I try to search whether a particular word or phrase if exists in any of the text or other files in a particular folder, it works finely .. but When I try the same method with XML, Windows isn't ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

Excel: Edit the XML inside an XLSX file

An Excel XLSX file is a zip archive containing several XML files. I tried to extract all the XML files, and edit xl\connections.xml using an XML editor. That's because I have to change 20+ ...
0
votes
1answer
623 views

Cinema4D XML scene not rendering texture

I exported a basic Cinema4D scene as XML (File > Export > Cinema 4D XML) then opened up the xml in Cinema4D and it loses the reference to the texture applied. If I open up the original .c4d file and ...
3
votes
2answers
825 views

How to Create an XML File from an Excel File

I have an Excel spreadsheet file that has 5 or so columns and hundreds of lines. I need to convert this (export these data) to an XML file. I'm interested in three of the columns and they correspond ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Searching inside XML files from Windows Explorer

I have a Windows XP SP2 system where the Windows Explorer search is not able to find text in XML files. Is there some setting that enables searching in XML files? Search does find my text in .txt and ...
2
votes
5answers
5k views

Why my browsers display XML files as blank pages?

Every time I open an XML file, all I get is blank page instead of tag tree. The file itself is correct and loads okay, I can see it via View Source or in the Firebug. I've tried turning off all my ...
0
votes
0answers
217 views

Preserving CDATA Editing Xml File using Microsoft Word 2003

I have an xml file that I need to edit using Microsoft Word 2003. Everything works fine but the CDATA section is lost and is converted to normal html. For example: <Description> <![CDATA[ ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

View an XML file without any carriage returns or other text formatting as a tree

I've opened an XML file in emacs, and it's the output from a web request so it's just in one long line. Can I execute a command to format it into a tree structure?
0
votes
3answers
331 views

How to protect Excel cell contents

How can I protect Excel cells contents in a worksheet and also in its xml file format? I want the cells to be read-only.
2
votes
4answers
6k views

iTunes + External Hard Drive problem

Okay, so I've always stored my music on my external hard drive and run it from there with iTunes. Recently, however, it's being a little awkward. I think it was because I accidentally tried to run a ...
11
votes
6answers
404 views

Line-length-tolerant XML diff

I've looked at the answers to this question, and unfortunately none of them has helped me so far. Not to beat about the bush, the second edition of C# in Depth is now in copy edit. I want to be able ...
3
votes
4answers
18k views

Quick way to convert Excel sheet to XML

How do you easily convert an excel file into a XML file? When trying to save as an XML File, it complains that the file does not have an XML mapping. Clicking help brings up pretty complicated stuff ...
2
votes
1answer
216 views

XML to Excel file?

What's the easiest way of loading a simple XML file (like the one offered in StackExchange data dumps) into an Excel sheet?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Invalid XML Character in a Word 2007 (docx) document

I've written a Word 2007 document and now I can't open it. The error I get is: The file ... cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents. Details: Illegal xml character. Location: ...
2
votes
5answers
1k views

Loading large XML files into XML Notepad

While loading a 250 MB XML file in Microsoft's XML Notepad, I get an "OutOfMemoryException". Is there any way to increase the size limit? Is there any other tool that can load large XML files?
0
votes
1answer
211 views

How can I rename CSV fields in the Altova MapForce GUI?

In Altova MapForce I can map XML to CSV but when I append fields through the CSV Component Settings dialog it always gives a default name to the field (e.g. Field12). I can change these default ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc?

Previously there were ASP, DOC, XLS, PPT etc and now ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX respectively. What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to install PHP without libxml2

When I run PHP 5.3.1 configure in my home directory, I get error message: configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation. I don't have the root password on that ...
0
votes
1answer
568 views

Changing XML file to Application File

I copies some games from home. They are .EXE files. However, when I try to copy them onto another computer, when my cursor hovers over them, it says they are XML files ... even though they are named ...
2
votes
2answers
14k views

Indesign Import XML into Automatic Page generation, data merge

I've created some InDesign Pages that I want to use as templates. I've created an XML file with all the appropriate data. I want to merge the XML data with the InDesign page and have a few hundred ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

Version checker. Has anyone else had this issue?

Hey super users, In my work environment, we use a lot of open source. What we would like to do is automatically scan for apps that we use and get notified when they get updated. Seems like there ...
0
votes
1answer
661 views

Excel: Fetch values from downloaded xml and insert into table?

How do I force Excel to download http://api.eve-central.com/api/evemon, parse it and format the values in a table every time the .xlsx file is opened? I tried importing the XML and it worked, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Advanced installer parsing XML painfully slow

is there a way to disable the parsing of xml, i want to make advanced installer treat the xml just like regular files rather than xml files.
17
votes
6answers
14k views

How can I diff two XML files?

On Linux, how could I generate a diff between two XML files? Ideally, I would like to be able configure it to some things strict, or loosen some things, like whitespace, or attribute order. I'll ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

IE 7 opens .zip files as XML documents

When I try clicking on a zip file link on a web page, IE 7 tries to open it as an XML document and displays: The XML page cannot be displayed Cannot view XML input using XSL style sheet. ...
33
votes
4answers
36k views

How to set the default language in Notepad++

I mostly use Notepad++ for dealing with XML files. It would be good if Notepad++ parsed and colorized my files based on the XML language when I open the files. Instead, I have to open the file, pick ...
2
votes
1answer
314 views

Why does IE block its own script for collapsing XML tags?

Every time I open an XML file in IE (I know, right?), I get the yellow bar security error saying scripts are blocked. Allowing the script to run makes it so you can collapse tags. Seems a bit ...
8
votes
5answers
5k views

Advantages of DOCX Format Over DOC

Today I have accidentally found out that the .docx is the same .zip (or there is no big difference between them). When you change the .docx to the .zip and open with WinRAR you see a bunch of XML ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Excel pivot table reading from xml

Can Excel 2007 use an external xml file as the connection for a pivot table? I am able to filter the dialog by xml when specifying a type of data however I get an error saying that it is not a valid ...
2
votes
2answers
482 views

Trasform a DTD in a XSD Schema

Are there any tool out there to convert a DTD file to a XSD one?
6
votes
3answers
1k views

Make emacs not remove the BOM from XML files

I use Emacs to edit an XML file that is also read by another application. The other application requires that the file start with a byte-order marker (BOM). However, Emacs seems to remove the BOM ...
2
votes
2answers
345 views

Tool for filling in XML file based on XSD [closed]

Can anybody recommend a good tool for filling data into XML documents restricted by an XML Schema Definition (XSD)? My XSD defines the content of and application form with lots of optionals, choices, ...
2
votes
4answers
5k views

How to store an XML document in Mac OS X?

Firstly, I opened TextEdit. Went to Format Menu & I set option -> Make Plain Text, I entered following Data, Which is to be required in my Application. <?xml version="1.0" ...
1
vote
6answers
5k views

Problem with a document: Invalid byte 3 of 3-byte UTF-8 sequence

I am trying to utilize an xml document but am running into this error: Invalid byte 3 of 3-byte UTF-8 sequence My document looks something like this below but with more tags and content. Please do ...
15
votes
5answers
7k views

Grep tool for XML

I am looking for a good tool to perform grep-like operations on XML - for example, extract certain attributes only. Grep itself can't handle it - any DFA-equivalent tool can handle only non recursive ...
1
vote
4answers
4k views

How can I view unformatted RSS XML in a browser?

The IE7 option of unchecking the box in tools/content/settings is no longer working for me, weirdly enough. Does anyone have any other ideas how I can see the unformatted XML in either IE, FF3, or ...
44
votes
6answers
54k views

Displaying XML in the Chrome browser

I love the Chrome browser, but I use XML quite a lot in my development work and when I view it in Chrome I just get the rendered text. I know that the source view is slightly better, but I'd really ...