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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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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How to get the XPath of an element from Firefox inspector?

Is it possible to get the XPath of an element with the Firefox "inspect element" function (Q)? The Chrome inspector can do this, but if I use the "Copy Unique Selector" option with Firefox's ...
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Strange issue with UDL2.0 (notepad++) regarding numbers at the end of strings

I'm currently at the tail end of writing some custom syntax highlighting for a language that is a mixture of lua and xml (don't ask). As it's lua contained within xml nodes, lua code is required to be ...
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How to write xsd for a complex element

I have a xml like this <jobs> <job job_type="full time"> <title department="distribution">Manager</title> <description>Managing the ...
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Combine 2 xml tags with SED

I create an xmltv.xml for TV listings and need to use SED for some post processing. Im using Windows 10 with SED for Windows run via a bat file. The trouble is only certain tags are shown on my ...
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Test for XML declaration and add if it's missing

I have a program which expects input XML files having an XML declaration of the form <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> (all our files are UTF-8, it really has to be that string). Some of ...
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Open and scroll through 42 GB text file in Mac OS X

I am running Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion) and I am trying to open and scroll through a 42 GB .XML file. I plan on using an XML parser to parse through it and delete parts, but first I need to know ...
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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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How can I use Xpath in Event Viewer to filter on substrings of the values of attributes?

I am trying to define Windows Eventviewer views using Xpath xml queries. I am able to select on attributes if I match on the entire value; for example [EventData[Data[@Name="Image"] and ...
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open a text file such as xml or markdown as plain text without interpreting the formatinstruction in MS-Word

Is there a key combination or 'open as...' plain text menu option that can be used? Subsidiary double question: will it also work with anz file (with random byte contatint) AND what are the ...
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XML Xpath for Windows event?

I'm trying to create an event filter based on the following event XML (an example), but I seemed to be missing something: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> ...
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How to fix private.xml from Karabiner app for Mac OS X to enable Vim-like navigation in the Preview.app?

Background information: I would like to use h, j, k, l navigation in the Preview.app. A few months ago I found a solution here: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/188301/127306. Thanks to the ...
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How do I delete songs not in playlists in iTunes?

I have lots of music in iTunes, but there's tons of crap I never listen to just taking up space. Is there a way I can easily delete all songs not in a playlist? All the music I have put into ...
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Convert idiosyncratically formatted .txt file to XML

I have several large plain text files which are 'glossaries' for personal use made during my PhD. They are uselessly formatted like so: %%% <entry i> Blah Blah Blah, see also > ...
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how to see xml coding of SVG image created in inkscape?

I heard that SVG are made of xml and html but software like inkscape are used to create SVG images easily without worrying about Coding in Xml. Hence after creating a SVG image i want to view a xml ...
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Convert multiple XML files (available as rows in database) into single Excel file all at a time

I have multiple XML files which are available as records in database. I can export the records as CSV,XML,text file. I need to convert all the XML files into single Excel file. OS : Windows 7 Any ...
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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 to replace a line in an xml file with a set of lines stored in a variable or file using unix commands?

I have a xml file in which the line that needs to be searched is: SEARCH='<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?><SSC>' This searched value needs to be replaced with ...
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How to add a pre-made profile to gnome terminal

So I just re-installed Ubuntu, but before I did, I grabbed my old gnome-terminal profile. Now I want to put that profile wherever it is that gnome keeps the profiles, so I can select it through the ...
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How does one use LibreOffice FILTERXML function on XML documents with namespaces?

I'm struggling to get the value of an XML node using the FilterXML() function when the XML document's document element has a namespace specified. Example: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to bypass the 'OS Edition Selection' page in a Windows unattended setup?

I've generated an AutoUnattend.xml file using Windows System Image Manager program that is included in the WAIK package (now called ADK for Windows 8/8.1) to install Windows 8.1 in a unattended way. ...
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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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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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How to open a corrupt XML file inside a ZIP archive

My work doc is corrupted and I know how to fix it, I just can't open the document.xml file because WinRAR is saying its corrupt. I can't get any repair tool to look in the zip file to repair the file. ...
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Convert XML to CSV automatically in Powershell

I've got a few thousand xml files with different formats I'm trying to convert to CSV. I've noticed that in Excel you can open an XML file 'as an XML table', and it will create a schema based on the ...
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Command line (Windows) to update same xml file with trim

Currently I am using a curl command to grab data output to a text file and trim top 14 line away, convert the file to abc.xml @echo off call :sub >output.txt exit /b :sub c:\curl -X GET ...
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XML data from one Excel cell to new XML file [closed]

In A1, A2, A3... A16000 I have the entire context of a XML in one cell. Example: The entire XML for one invoice is in A1, the next invoice in A2 and so on. How could I save the context of each ...
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Is There an .xml Format File that Excel Can Read

I'd like to use C++ to generate an Excel file. I know that Excel can read .csv files, but I was looking for something with more power. For example, the ability to create separate sheets and insert ...
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Cannot reset Microsoft Outlook file association

I accidentally associated *.xml with Microsoft Outlook 2007 (Windows 7 64bits). I could not reset the association anymore because the "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" is ...
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How can I modify inline citation style in Word 2015 for Mac?

My professor insists that we use Chicago style of bibliography, but also wants inline citations to be in this format (Author, Year). However, the default Chicago style is (Author Year). Is there a ...
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XML query in Bash with XMLStarlet

I need to extract a few values from an XML file, and I stumbled onto XMLStarlet that seems pretty powerful. Knowing little about XML, I'm overwhelmed with the tool, and likely need only a very tiny ...
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How to Use XMLSTARLET to Read Value from Large XML File?

I have a very large XML file and I simply need to read values from it. So far, I have not been successful with XMLSTARLET. I use the "sel" and then try to provide a path to the item, but no luck. I ...
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Parse Excel to xml using VBA

I have VBA code that wirtes an Excel table to an xml file (actually writing the xml file line by line, tags equal column headers). This is the code, it is quite straight forward. Sub ...
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Karabiner: Insert trailing characters? (or press keys after another key)

Is it possible for Karabiner to insert a trailing character, or to simulate a keypress after another key press has been invoked? The Karabiner script below will insert the back slash character \ when ...
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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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How do I make an xls sheet into a xml document?

How do I make an xls sheet into a xml document? I need to upload an xml attachment into an smart pdf (for declaring corporate income tax purposes) The extension created when filling the form (pdf) is ...
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Notepad++: Find surrounding Tags

Ive searched all over the net but could not find an answer yet. What I want to do by using notepad++ is: I have huge files with deep nested XML-tags. When I have selected one XML-Tag I want to either ...
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Excel output XML using XSLT

I am attempting to use xml2json-xslt to convert my Excel generated XML to JSON data. It is written in XSL 1.0 so I can run it from the browser and it works just fine. However I would like to include ...
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Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?

Any ideas on how to delete 16 million lines of a 24 GIG file from line 3 onwards. The traditional UNIX command line text tools, recompiled for windows, won’t handle the Unicode aspect of the file nor ...
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Merge xml files using Linux shell scripting

I have 2 files named file1.xml and file2.xml respectively. The contents of the files are: file1.xml: <EJB:Service> <EJB:ServiceId>123</EJB:ServiceId> ...
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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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How to save an XML file with Chrome

Stupid thing and I can't figure it out. I'm viewing some XML files in Chrome (in this case a WSDL and an XSD). I need to save as files. The problem is that the file I get when I do is mangled with a ...
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Pass null arguments into a scheduled task xml file

I am trying to run a batch file when some specific events occurs and I want to pass some null arguments to one of my tasks. The problem is that I don't know how. I have tried a lot of combinations ...
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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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Access Mask filter in Event log XML not working

I'm trying to monitor folder creations and deletions using a filesystem auditing and a custom XML filter in the Windows Event Viewer. The XML is as below: <QueryList> <Query Id="0" ...
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How to stop Google Drive from opening folder in Finder when launched

I am using Launchd to open google drive whenever something happens in the drive folder. The XML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD ...
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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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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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Convert DublinCore To MARC

I am trying to convert the following DublinCore XML catalogue: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <articlesinDublinCore xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/"> <article> ...
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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 ...