Notepad++ - Format XML

By xngo on December 2, 2019

In Notepad++, you need to install XML Tools plugin in order to format your XML content. Here are the steps.

  1. Open the plugin manager from Plugins > Plugins Admin....
  2. Install XML Tools plugin.
  3. To format XML, you either press Ctrl + Shift + Alt + B or go to Plugins > XML Tools > Pretty print(XML only - with line breaks).

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