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Re: Schema-aware pretty-printing

Subject: Re: Schema-aware pretty-printing
From: XMLBlueprint Team <support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 09:30:47 +0100
Re:  Schema-aware pretty-printing
XMLBlueprint supports formatting of XML files, with many options. It's
not schema-aware but you can specify which elements in which
namespaces should be formatted or left alone.

Gerben Abbink

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 3:48 AM, Murray McDonald <m.mcdonald@xxxxxxxxx>
> Hi,
> I have a some very large XML source files.  Each is are currently formatted
> as one long string (ie no line breaks).
> I need to add some processing instructions at various points in the file
> I don't want to introduce any significant whitespace in the process of
> so.
> I have XMLSpy but it does not seem to be capable of doing a schema-aware
> "pretty-print".
> A web search seems to indicate that OXygen is capable of doing an
> intelligent pretty-print (the information I found is in the context of
> but I assume it's more generalized than that??), however, I can't really
> justify buying it just for that.
> If needs be, I can write an XSLT to parse a DTD, classify each element as
> "inline", "mixed", "block" or "empty" and then do an identity transform
> against my XML source files inserting line-breaks and leading tabbing as
> required.
> I am wondering if anyone else has any other suggestions for me?
> Thanks,
> Murray

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