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Re: Formatting XML docs


From: Olivier Sirven
Subject: Re: Formatting XML docs
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:57:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (darwin)

"Eric B." <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I'm somewhat of an emacs novice.  I've been using the basic functionalities 
> of emacs for a while, but nothing more than simple editing, save, etc..
>
> At the moment, I am trying to edit and auto-format an xml document.  After 
> searching for help online, I am somewhat stuck.  I am in SGML major mode, 
> however all the docs/help I read indicate to use sgml-print-pretty to 
> reformat the buffer.  However, I don't seem to have an sgml-print-pretty 
> option installed.
>
> I am running the default version of emacs that comes installed with CentOS 
> 5.3, with the psgml package installed.
>
> Can anyone point me in the right direction please?

Hi,

I don't know about SGML major mode for editing XML documents but I would
encourage you to use nxml major mode for XML docs. It's way much
powerful and efficient.

-- 
Olivier


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