Questions tagged [xml]

A simple, very flexible text format that stands for eXtensible Markup Language, that can be used to exchange, share, and store data. It is easily parsed by computers, but is also readable by programmers. Use this tag for questions related to topics about using XML.

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Posting XML in Stack Overflow

How does one post XML in Stack Overflow? I've tried using <pre> and backticks to no avail. I suppose that I could go through and try indent every line by four spaces but that would get really ...
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Is there a nice browser to view a data-dump?

Flipping through text files of XML to try to read what was going on at a dead site makes it difficult to get the gist of it. Is there some tool that will order the posts into Q and A's and sprinkle ...
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Clicking “code” and copy/pasting xml (schema) displays only first line

While writing this post I clicked "code" and cut and pasted XML schema into the question. For some reason, all this then displayed was the first line "<?xml. . .". I fixed this by manually ...
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Can we use straight XML/XSLT for the meat of the API documentation?

This would make it much easier to create the bulk of language-specific wrappers (using a different XSLT or your favourite XML parsing tool). As it stands now, the documentation contains little ...
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Invalid XML in Atom feed

The following Atom feed has invalid characters, and is making my reader app crash because the XML library cannot parse it: https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/windows-8.1%20OR%20windows-store-apps%...
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How to insert XML in my Stack Overflow [duplicate]

How do I insert XML in my Stack Overflow question? I have tried the code, HTML and other options, but I was unable to get my XML code snippet included in my question in a readable format. <?...
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What's the story/code behind StackExchange's tag storage and addition system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies build the Stack Exchange Network? Does StackExchange use a tag-by-tag, XML-based feed of links to content for users, or is their system more ...
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WMD/Prettify does not support dot character for XML elements [duplicate]

The WMD (or possibly Prettify) does not support the dot (.) character for elements, despite it being part of the XML Specification. This comes up on StackOverflow with XAML related questions. Below ...
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How to avoid comment color in xml when we have /*

In case that we have /* in the XML code, it compiles as a comment. While, it doesn't mean comment in XML. How can we avoid it. This is an Example. I have tried <!-- language: lang-xml--> ...
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HTML snippet - Stack Overflow flair creates error in blogger

In the template editor of Blogger, when I try to insert the HTML flair snippet I get the following error: Error parsing XML, line 1000, column 3: The element type "img" must be terminated by the ...
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How to insert sample XML code in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I am trying to ask a question which contains sample XML code but I can't paste sample XML code in the question. How it can be done?
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Code rendering bug on closing XML literal

There's a small bug on rendering markdown visible in this answer and copied here.The following seems to work just fine: val schemaXml = <xsd:schema xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"> ...
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Atom XML feeds malformed - redundant empty line?

https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/delphi Trying to read it in Opera i was "greeted" with "1st line should be XML declaration" error. I tried few validators: Same error on http://validator.w3.org/...
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Can't show xml code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to nest code within a list using markdown I'm trying to put XML code in this answer, but it's not displaying at all. I tried using the code formatter and then ctrl + k (...
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XML highlighting of tag with < in the attribute

I'm still searching for an exising bug report on the google prettify bug list page and I will add one if none exist, but I thought someone here might like to know as well. It seems that XML attributes ...
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Auto-detect XML syntax even if not indicated by language tags

Like it or not, but XML has become quite common and is showing up in questions that are not directly related to XML at all (i.e. the question is not about parsing/reading/handling the XML, but the XML ...
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XML Syntaxhighlight highlights elements in CDATA [duplicate]

If you manually declare code to be XML, code within CDATA is still highlighted, even though it should be treated as text. Example: <element test="test"> <![CDATA[<font size="2">&...
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Why does the code highlighter not work with XML? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't syntax highlighting working in a question? I have formatted my block of XML wit the {} button, but it just won't highlight. Is it supposed to, I thought it used ...
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Search API for the trilogy websites

I was looking at the Unoffical API documentation for Stack Overflow on Meta Stack Overflow and I couldn't find a search API. I was working on a code search like utility and would like to utilize ...
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how to ask xml question in stackoverflow [duplicate]

xml is omitted from the question text. the reference has nothing about this ultra rare language.. -thanks
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format color error for XML

The colorization auto-formatting doesn't seem to work too well for XML over at SO. It seems to work properly over here. Check out the color of the XML at the bottom of this question: In XSLT, can I ...
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First letters of XML attributes not colored correctly if capitalized [duplicate]

If the first character(s) of an XML attribute are capitalized, they don't get colored in the usual attribute way: <element InitialCap="1" initialLower="2" ALLCAPS="3" SOMEcaps="4" /> It would ...