[XML-SIG] Help Needed with Element Tree

Dan Gunter dkgunter at lbl.gov
Wed Jan 25 06:26:36 CET 2006

Vishal Bhargava wrote:

>Hello All:
>I have an XML format that I have created using data collected from 
>Different dictionaries. I am changing the file extension of this XML file
>to something else, e.g. .wml extension, so when I open this file using
>notepad the whole file is totally flat, that means the all the data that I
>have in the XML file whose extension I just changed gets printed out into 1
>single line. Is there no way that we can take care of formatting the file,
>during the building of the XML file using the Element Tree Module. Thanks
>for all the help.
last I heard elementtree didn't have a pretty print, but it is not hard 
to hack in yourself; or just run something like HTML Tidy over the file 
post-hoc. Not terribly efficient, but if you're opening it in notepad, 
it couldn't be that big..


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