Prettify an XML file

tidy -xml -i -m [file]
Generated XML files often are poorly formatted. Use this command to properly indent and normalize the file in-place.

By: scw
2009-02-05 21:22:33

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I often find myself adding '-w 9999' (line width) so that lines are not wrapped at 80 chars. Just a personal taste... Apart from that, I use this command nearly everyday.
chickenkiller · 554 weeks and 1 day ago
I'll try that. I often do: xmllint --format
bob6 · 541 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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