Pretty Printing XML

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Wed Oct 23 10:06:52 EDT 2013

Hi Ray,

Not sure if this is what you want, but revXmlText(gTreeID,"/",true) returns a formatted XML tree. It isn't perfect, but it is easier than writing your own script. See also page 220 and thereafter in my book ;-)

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 23 okt 2013, at 15:51, Ray wrote:

> Is there a way to do this in Livecode's script editor window or anywhere else in the IDE for that matter?  After looking at Livecode scripts pretty printed for so many years it's kind of awkward to look at XML all flush left with no indication regarding the tree nodes.
> Anybody remember the good old days when you could choose Hypertalk, Metatalk, or Revtalk in the script editor window?  It seems that would be the place to have such an option to view XML pretty printed.
> I've discovered it's pretty easy to do in NotePadd++ but it's clumsy to go back and forth.
> Thanks,
> Ray Horsley
> LinkIt! Software
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