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Hi,

My production logs has huge xml data within say applog.txt file. How do i format it and view it properly to analyze better.  Copying pasting to notepad++ and then renaming as xyz.xml and then formatting, debugging for individual field of the xpath taking long time. please advise
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If I understand properly there are mundane text log entries in the applog.txt and some of those entries contain xml snippets. I.e. applog.txt itself is not a proper xml file itself, right?

It would be nice to know what you'd like to parse and where. Assuming unix it's not impossible that we can forge some kind of simple filtering/formatting script as a solution.
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i am using lot of Notepad++ and Textpad to copy paste the unstructured XMLs. I wonder if there is a way i select all text and select like XML Tools and choose 'format xml' etc as given in below link

http://geek.sylvainw.com/2010/03/28/using-notepad-to-quickly-format-xml/

I tried to add those DLL files and all and it did not work. Please advise
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So basically you need a tool to pretty print (indent, linebreak etc) XML parts of an otherwise ordinary text file?
And this tool must come in the form of a notepad++ plugin?
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correct. I saw under language there is xml option which seems fine. but I wonder if there is any good plugin as below plugin is not working
http://geek.sylvainw.com/2010/03/28/using-notepad-to-quickly-format-xml/
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