Show XML Data as text

I want to show database text in my website but this text is a XML file structure. The browser shows this text as part of html.
How I can show this string as real text? So also <> nodes will shown as text?
Ingo FoersterProgrammerAsked:
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You need replace the characters <, > and & with entities, like: &lt; &gt; and &amp;
Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
>>How I can show this string as real text? So also <> nodes will shown as text?

you need to encode the XML content so that it can be displayed as "real text".
NerdsOfTechTechnology ScientistCommented:
This looks like a DUP question of:

Another way rather than encoding is to preserve the XML formatting in a TEXTAREA INPUT

<textarea rows="20" cols="40" style="border:none;">
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
        <title>Empire Burlesque</title>
        <artist>Bob Dylan</artist>

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Ingo FoersterProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Works, thank you very much.
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