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 to get Firefox to show text/xml as plain text?

There couldn't possibly be any use in current behaviour of stripping all tags and displaying non-tag text as one big block. Any way to get it to display useful content? It would be amazing if it ...
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Browser plugin for XSD Validation of an xml document

What I am looking for is something similar to this plug-in for FireFox 0.8 to 1.0.x. I want a plug-in that will do XSD validation against an xml document currently loaded into the browser.
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Add a newline after each XML tag

My xml file looks like this: <price = "2.22"><instock = "1"> I need to have it like that: <price = "2.22"> <instock = "1"> After each ">" character I need to put a ...
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Why does Greasemonkey eat XML responses?

When Greasemonkey is enabled, firefox displays XML responses as gibberish, eating all the tags and just leaving the text nodes. View source fixes the problem, disabling Greasemonkey does the same. ...
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Site/service for testing Excel compatibility

We distribute an Excel 2003 compatible XML file that users can fill out and resubmit on the site. While the Excel compatible XML file works fine with Office 2003 and Office 2007, with Office 2010 ...
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Can any on tell me what this XML file Does? Worried its somekind of SpyWare

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!--Generated by octalforty Exile 1.7--> <!--Copyright (C) 2004 octalforty studios. All rights reserved.--> <configuration> ...
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Tool for merging multiple OFX files into one?

OFX is an XML format for financial transaction history and many banks, including mine, provide the option to download your transaction data in this format. Unfortunately, they often force you to ...
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View XML feed source in Firefox

When I click on a XML feed in Firefox it automatically detects this and ask how I would like to subscribe. Is there an easy way to just see the raw feed in Firefox? This is simple in Google's Chrome ...
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Does excel for mac support xml maps?

On PC, Since Office 2003, there is XML support through the XML Maps panel using XML Schema(XSD). I can't seem to work my way around the Office for Mac website. Does anyone know, are XML Maps ...
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Is there any virus that corrupts xml files?

I observed that some of my xml files (ssis dtsx packages basically) are getting corrupted randomly. What could be the possible reasons? I couldn't find any clue from system events or logs. Can this be ...
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Extract text between two XML tags

I have a log file with errors from a migration I am doing of mail systems. I need to take user migration error logs and make them readable for the end user. A log file might contain a hundred errors. ...
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XML Beautifier for vim?

Is there a vim command or plugin that quickly "beautifies" XML? I have a file that looks like <parent><child attr="bla"><subitem>Hello! </subitem></child> ...
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is there any tool that can generate XSL for a XML?

i need a tool to generate a XSL for my xml is there any exists.
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How to get Firefox to show XML document trees in a monospace font

I would like Firefox to display XML document trees in a monospace font, instead of using the default proportional serif font. For a single document I can do this from the menu View->Page ...
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Software for editing XML

I need a piece of software to allow me to create XML from a DTD. I don't want to have to see the actually XML at all though. I would like something that generates a GUI based on the DTD and allows me ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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+ ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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[ ...
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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?
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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: ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Trasform a DTD in a XSD Schema

Are there any tool out there to convert a DTD file to a XSD one?