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Compacts XML document.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 10.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XML.Compact"; XML; Flags )   More


Parameter Description Example value
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 8 to remove all namespaces before query to have queries easier.


Returns XML text or error.


Compacts XML document.
Removes spaces and returns to make compact representation to save network bandwidth for transmitting or disk space for storage.


Compact the document:

MBS("XML.Compact"; XML::Input XML; 1)

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Created 27th April 2020, last changed 11st May 2020

XML.Colorize   -   XML.DeletePath

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