Re: Write formatted XML to a file

 evgchech <>
Tue, 17 Jul 2007 09:07:03 -0000
On Jul 17, 9:52 am, "" <>


I create the XML with DOM and save it to a file. But when I open such
file with Notepad, for instance, I see the XML file in one line - it
is not formatted/aligned. If I open it with IExplorer it looks fine.

I am looking for the way to save XML to a file so that XML would be

The save code:
DOMSource ds = new DOMSource(doc);
StreamResult sr = new StreamResult(out);
TransformerFactory tf = TransformerFactory.newInstance();
Transformer trans = tf.newTransformer();
trans.transform(ds, sr);


    public static String formatIdent(Document xmlNode) throws
IOException {
          StringWriter strWriter = null;
          XMLSerializer probeMsgSerializer = null;
          OutputFormat outFormat = null;
          String identString = null;
          try {
            probeMsgSerializer = new XMLSerializer();
            strWriter = new StringWriter();
            outFormat = new OutputFormat();

            // Setup format settings
            // Define a Writer
            // Apply the format settings
            // Serialize XML Document

            identString = strWriter.toString();
            if(identString.indexOf("\n") != -1){
              identString =
                      identString.indexOf("\n") + 1,

          catch (IOException ioEx) {
            throw new IOException(
                "Failed to format xml document." + ioEx.getMessage());
          return identString;

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