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Creates canonical xml.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
XML 6.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XML.Canonical"; XML { ; Flags; Mode } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
XML The XML to process.
Can be XML as text or the reference returned by XML.Parse function, so you can make several times changes to the XML without parsing it each time.
Flags Various Flags.
Add 1 to ignore errors in xml and continue parsing. This may lead to not everything in the xml being read.
Add 2 to include comments.
3 Optional
Mode The output mode.
Can be 0 for Original C14N 1.0 spec, 1 for Exclusive C14N 1.0 spec or 2 for C14N 1.1 spec.
0 Optional


Returns XML or error.


Creates canonical xml.


Make canonical:

MBS("XML.Canonical"; Canonical XML::Input XML; 3)

See also

Release notes

  • Version 7.0
    • Fixed bug in XML.canonical function.

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Created 20th May 2016, last changed 2nd February 2018

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