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How does xml formatter indent and pretty print xml?


Asked by Aniya Berger on Dec 15, 2021 XML



Paste the XML you want formatted into the text box, or alternatively upload it into the file box. We parse the XML file to ensure it's valid and then it's put through the XML formatter which indents / pretty-prints the XML with some added color for clarity.
Indeed,
XML Formatter. A simple XML formatter to indent XML and/or pretty print XML. Paste the XML you want formatted into the text box, or alternatively upload it into the file box. We parse the XML file to ensure it's valid and then it's put through the XML formatter which indents / pretty-prints the XML with some added color for clarity.
Additionally, To access XML formatting options, choose Tools > Options > Text Editor > XML, and then choose Formatting. Do not reformat attributes. This setting is the default. If the attributes are on multiple lines, the editor indents each line of attributes to match the indentation of the parent element.
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Pretty-printing XML is not as CPU-efficient as dumping it out sloppily, so unless you're pretty sure that a human is going to need to make sense of your XML, you should probably not use this module. Constructs a pretty-printer object. indent_string - The string to use to indent each line.
In fact,
Now you can set Pretty XML as your default XML formatter. If you have multiple formatters installed then right click and select 'Format Document with...' and choose 'Configure Default Formatter' to change it. Once done you can use formatting keybind to format , default is usually Shift + Alt + F