XML Notepad

XML Notepad is a simple application that assists in the building of rapid prototypes of XML applications. It allows developers to rapidly build & edit small sets of XML data as a test bed during the development of XML-based applications. With XML Notepad, it's easy to create XML documents using familiar design metaphors. XML Notepad offers an intuitive and simple user interface that graphically represents the tree structure of XML data. Working with the standard building blocks of XML (Elements, Attributes and XML Data), authors are able to create reproducible data structures that can be easily populated.

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Quick Details

Version:Stylus Studio® X16 XML
Standards:XSLT 1.0 and 2.0, XQuery 1.0, XML 1.0 and 1.1, XSL:FO, DTD, XSD 1.0, SOAP, WSDL, ...

Overview of XML Notepad

Useful features of XML notepad include:

  • View XML as text, tree or spreadsheet-like grid
  • Search/search-and-replace are XML-construct-aware and support regular expressions
  • Namespace-aware XPath query window
  • Cut/copy/paste copies syntax coloring
  • Drag&drop editing supported
  • Toggle line wrap
  • Blocks of XML can be expanded and collapsed
  • Infinite undo/redo, even for major operations like re-indenting file or making XML canonical
  • Configurable fonts and colors
  • Support for the full Unicode character set, with auto-selection of font when necessary
  • Supports huge documents over 100 megabytes in size
  • Dynamic text coloring shows instant schema validation
  • Sense:X support for element/attribute name lookup and enumerated value insertion
  • Nudge buttons for moving nodes up and down the tree view
  • Preview window for xml-stylesheet processing instruction
  • XML Differencing tool supports single or multiple documents
  • Project window to group related files

Higher-level features of XML notepad include:

  • Integrated XSLT editor knows XSLT 1.0 and 2.0 vocabularies
  • Integrated XQuery knows XQuery syntax
  • XML Publishing module creates XSL:FO via XQuery or XSLT
  • Web Services Call Composer creates SOAP calls

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XML Notepad System Requirements

  • Pentium class system with 128 MB RAM and 100 MB free disk space (200 MB for Enterprise)
  • Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, 6.0 or 7.0
  • Java Virtual Machine 1.4 or later (required for some functionality)

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Instructions on How to Use XML Notepad

  • After downloading and installing, full documentation is included.
  • Free support is available on the SSDN.
  • Online help is also available at XML Documentation Portal.

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Summary: XML Notepad is an XML editing feature that allows you to create and edit XML documents quickly and easily. With this tool, the structure of your XML data is displayed graphically in a tree structure. The interface presents several XML viewing options. You may easily add elements, attributes, comments, and text to the XML document by creating the tree structure, and perform other common XML editing tasks like validation and well formedness checking.

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