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XML file tobe open in notepad in correct format like xml format

XML file tobe open in notepad in correct format like xml format

XML file tobe open in notepad in correct format like xml format

(OP)
Hi Guys,

We have a requirement to download the internal table data as XML file.

I am generating a XML file (welcome.xml) through PHP. The PHP code is as -
[code php]
$xmlString = '
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xmlns:image="http://www.google.com/schemas/sitemap-image/1.1"
xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9 http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9/sitemap.xsd"
xmlns="http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9">

http://www.codexworld.com
2016-07-04T07:46:18+00:00
always
1.00

';

$dom = new DOMDocument;
$dom->preserveWhiteSpace = FALSE;
$dom->loadXML($xmlString);
$dom->formatOutput = TRUE;
//Save XML as a file
$dom->save('test/welcome.xml');

//View XML document

echo $dom->saveXml();
?>
[/code]

Able to download the XML file in correct format, but when opened in NOTEPAD we are getting the complete tags of the XML in a single line.

We need the notepad file also to look like the format of the XML file when opened.

Please answer is there any solution for this (XML file should be in XML format when opened in Notepad)

Please reply as soon as possible.

Thanks in advance.

Harish Pathak

RE: XML file tobe open in notepad in correct format like xml format

This is most likely more of a PHP issue, rather than an XML issue. However, you might try placing
$dom->formatOutput = TRUE;
before you load the document. But...I also think (but certainly do not know for sure) that the loaded XML will not be pretty-printed. formatOutput (again, I think) only affects elements that are added programatically.

(I also think that you need to learn how to use the markup tools available on this site to protect characters that have special meaning in XML/HTML. I think some of your posted code doesn't make too much sense, probably because your

CODE --> Tek-Tips

[code php] 
is not being recognized. Use the "Preview" button to review before submitting. Notice that the code in your post doesn't look like this...)

Tom Morrison
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