Feature Request: view XML

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smokingjoe
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Feature Request: view XML

Post by smokingjoe » Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:47 am

Powershell Studio 2016, version 5.3.130 and build:
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64 bit version of product:
Operating system: 64 bit OS: Windows 8.1
PowerShell Version: Version 4

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This is a feature request. I commonly find myself reading XML files in Powershell and needing to view an XML file that was read into a variable in powershell. Not too big an issue but trying to view the contents of the XML in Powershell Studio is painful. Is there a way I can display the xml; navigation would help as well.

So as an exemption you may have something like
invoke-expression $exp
Out put file from the command is written in XML so then I would have something like:
[xml]$xmlresponse - get-content $outputfilename

and I would like to view the $xmlresponse in powershell studio I don't see a good method to do this at this time. Would anyone else use this?

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davidc
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Re: Feature Request: view XML

Post by davidc » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:18 am

[TOPIC MOVED TO WISH LIST AND FEATURE REQUESTS FORUM BY MODERATOR]

Adding XML syntax coloring is on our TODO list. At the moment we don't have any mechanism to do this, but I will pass it along to the dev team.

Thank you for your feedback!
David
SAPIEN Technologies, Inc.

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