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May 5, 2006, 02:43 PM
hey, anyone know what the carriage return in XML?

Doctor Q
May 5, 2006, 03:54 PM
Space, carriage return, linefeed, and tab and considered "whitespace" in the syntax of XML tags, you can't simply put those characters in strings between tags.

If you are trying to put these characters in the data you are representing in an XML document, you can put it between<![CDATA[and]]> markers, e.g.,<![CDATA[
This data is not parsed.
]]>There may be other choices, but that depends on what software is reading the XML file for what purpose. You'd have to observe the encoding rules of that application.

May 5, 2006, 05:23 PM
hey, anyone know what the carriage return in XML?

Depending on how you are decoding the string, you might be able to get away with using the newline escape sequence '\n'. In C and Java when this is decoded as part of a string it will produce a newline character.

May 8, 2006, 04:46 PM
Carriage Return in UTF-8 XML: & # 13 ;
Line Feed in UTF-8 XML: & # 10 ;

But take out the spaces, so that the ampersand, pound sign, 13 and semicolon are right up against each other.