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Sublime Text 3 plugin for formatting xml. Works on Sublime Text 2 as well. Created by André Bergonse http://www.bergspot.com/blog/2012/05/formatting-xml-in-sublime-text-2-xmllint/
import sublime, sublime_plugin, subprocess
class TidyXmlLintCommand(sublime_plugin.TextCommand):
def run(self, edit):
command = "XMLLINT_INDENT='\t' xmllint --format --encode utf-8 -"
# help from http://www.sublimetext.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&p=12451
xmlRegion = sublime.Region(0, self.view.size())
p = subprocess.Popen(command, bufsize=-1, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.PIPE, stdin=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True)
result, err = p.communicate(self.view.substr(self.view.sel()[0]).encode('utf-8'))
if err != b"":
self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: "+err)
sublime.set_timeout(self.clear,10000)
else:
self.view.replace(edit, self.view.sel()[0], result.decode('utf-8'))
sublime.set_timeout(self.clear,0)
def clear(self):
self.view.erase_status('xmllint')
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vladox Sep 17, 2013

Hi

I'm getting following error in the console when trying to apply the command without selecting any text:

File "/Users/myuser/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 3/Packages/User/tidy_xml_lint.py", line 13, in run
self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: " + err)
TypeError: Can't convert 'bytes' object to str implicitly

I can't understand that error since the content of err is:

b"-:1: parser error : Document is empty\n\n^\n-:1: parser error : Start tag expected, '<' not found\n\n^\n"

I'm testing using Mac OS X 10.8.5 do you see this in Ubuntu as well?

Regards

vladox commented Sep 17, 2013

Hi

I'm getting following error in the console when trying to apply the command without selecting any text:

File "/Users/myuser/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 3/Packages/User/tidy_xml_lint.py", line 13, in run
self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: " + err)
TypeError: Can't convert 'bytes' object to str implicitly

I can't understand that error since the content of err is:

b"-:1: parser error : Document is empty\n\n^\n-:1: parser error : Start tag expected, '<' not found\n\n^\n"

I'm testing using Mac OS X 10.8.5 do you see this in Ubuntu as well?

Regards

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bastic Oct 29, 2013

@vladox in line 13, err hast to be set as string. therefore change:

self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: "+err)

to

self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: "+err.decode(encoding='UTF-8'))

however this will only get rid of the "TypeError:..." and not your real parse error

bastic commented Oct 29, 2013

@vladox in line 13, err hast to be set as string. therefore change:

self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: "+err)

to

self.view.set_status('xmllint', "xmllint: "+err.decode(encoding='UTF-8'))

however this will only get rid of the "TypeError:..." and not your real parse error

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