#3519 XML pretty printer in grid cell text editor

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2014-02-21
2014-02-21
Anonymous
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Originally created by: bogdan.ghervan

I know a similar request's been raised with [issue 3434] for a JSON pretty print feature for JSON data displayed in the grid cell text editor.

I am opening this separate issue to track the request for an XML pretty printer. People often log API communication (which can be in XML, JSON or some other format) which they later need to review or debug. This is the exact use case I would use this feature for.

The workaround I currently use is to copy the XML contents over to Notepad++ and leverage its XML Tools plugin to reformat the XML. I would love to be able to do it HeidiSQL.

I know that this may be a niche workflow, but please allow the issue to live for a few more months to see if it gets enough traction from interested parties.

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Tickets: #3434

Discussion


  • Anonymous
    2014-02-21

    Originally posted by: bogdan.ghervan

    I could see a request coming in from people interested in "pretty printing" PHP serialized data so I'm thinking the pretty print feature would have to be implemented in a fashion that is easy to extend afterwards.

    I don't mean to push this too far, but I would lie to say I'm not among those people :).