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 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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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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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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Windows batch file or script to load exported Wi-Fi XML profiles onto a new laptop

This probably is as simple as reconfiguring the standard code used by MS for the same thing but .. I hope maybe someone has already done it. You can easily export a Wi-Fi profile to a USB including ...
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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 ...
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Grep tool for XML [closed]

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 ...
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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 re-...
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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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LaTeX, HTML/CSS/XML, or something else to build a resume?

I'm finding it progressively more difficult to maintain my Google Docs resume, and I'd like to redo it with the separation of content and presentation in mind. I thought LaTeX would be the best tool ...
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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 xmlns="http://maven.apache....
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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: 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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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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AutoUnattend.xml Windows 8 setup

I need a example of how to make an Autounattend.xml for the Windows 8 x64 Core ISO setup. I saw a example from MSDN but don't helped me in nothing, my unattended always fails (is not recognized by ...
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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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Notepad++ doesn't apply my custom word style

I want to add keywords for system methods/commands like console, document, Math , ... Notepad recognizes the keywords, but doesn't format it with the colors... stylers.xml <LexerType name="...
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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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Is it possible to edit the source representation of objects in Excel?

I often find myself copying and pasting worksheets in order to show the same analysis for different sets of data. This includes graphs. It's irritating having to 'select data' for every data series, ...
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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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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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XML to Microsoft Access — avoid losing keys

I want to import an XML document into Microsoft Access 2010. Here is a sample from the XML: <ROWSET> <BIOG> <BIOG_NBR> 10021616 </BIOG_NBR> <...
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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 ...