Questions on the use of Mathematica to import, modify, and export XML documents.

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Problem of importing some special characters in HTML

content of the html file is as follows: <p> 被尊称为&ldquo;高贵的&rdquo; </p> method1: ...
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Simplify an XMLObject by keeping only specific elements

I would like to extract from an XMLObject only the XMLElements with a specific tag. Inspired from the Mathematica help (section transforming XML, introduction, the example with the colours), I have ...
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Transform an XMLObject with XMLElements with empty attributes

I would like to transform a an XMLObject so as to replace all the non empty attributes of the XMLElements by empty attributes. The aim is to have a smaller structure that I could visualize with ...
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Retrieve XML Tree with only specific XMLElements and also specific attributes

As a previous post, I need to select more accurately the XMLElements of an XMLObjects thanks to their attributes. 1) I would like to select only the XMLElements called "TextHeading" for example and ...
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Retrieve XML Tree with only specific XMLElements

I would like to retrieve the XML Tree of a XMLObject with only specific XMLElements. In the help of Mathematica ...
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Finding relevant parts in XML document

My qyestion is about a XML document and finding parts of strings. test = Import["C:\\Users\\filename.xml", "XMLObject"] This gives the following output: ...
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Import iTunes xml data and convert it into a dataset or table

I have an xml file with song data from iTunes (https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1012958/iTunes%20Library.xml) and I'd like to import it to Mathematica to do some statistics. I get an XMLObject like ...
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Importing malformed XML: Import[… “XMLObject”] vs ImportString[…, “XML”]

It appears that Import[ url , "XMLObject" ] is more forgiving of improperly formatted XML than ImportString[ string, "XML"]. For ...
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CSS Selectors for Symbolic XML

Symbolic XML is a convenient way of managing XML in Mathematica, at least for casual use or small tasks. Here and elsewhere you can find examples of XML handling in Mathematica, including XSLT/XPath ...
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Avoiding overcomplicated structure of groups, masks and splited text on vector format plot export

I'm trying to generate a template for exporting figures and plots in a consistent way that will allow easy editing in any vector based drawing software (such as illustrator). My problem is that ...
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How to import a “.numbers” spreadsheet?

Does Mathematica support importing a ".numbers" spreadsheet file (from the "Numbers" '09 (ver. 2.3 554) spreadsheet program in Apple's OS X iWork office suite)? A ".numbers" file is actually a zip ...
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Exporting XML Data

I am trying to convert a bunch of text files into structured XML files. Using string expressions I have extracted data, so I have: ...
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How can I set id attribute of elements when I export an SVG file?

Suppose I have a Mathematica graphic such as g = Graphics[{Disk[{-1, 0}, 1/2], Rectangle[]}] I would like to be able to export this graphic from Mathematica ...
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What is the proper way to extract XMLElement values?

I have seen and tried many different versions of XML data parsing here on this forum, and even some in the documentation. Is there a tried and true "Best Practice" way to extract all the XMLElement ...
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Extract attribute data from an XMLElement

I'm trying to come to grips with parsing an XML file but I'm having difficulty working out how to extract specific attribute data from an XMLElement. Sample XML file below: ...
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Importing formatted, highlighted text from : HTML vs RTF vs. XML

We would like the ability to import and analyze ASCII documents that have been manually segmented by highlighting and changing font colors of various sections, eg: The original line breaks, ...
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Converting XMLElement objects to plain text

Short version: How can I convert an XMLElement that represents part of a HTML document to plain text? Long version: The more general problem is extracting ...
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Importing RSS to Notebook: How to get images instead of long ugly links?

This question on importing news headlines via a RSS feed reminded me of an old question I've been meaning to ask. Past attempts at finding a use for Mathematica's RSS to Notebook capabilities were ...
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Import numeric values from XML

I am trying to import data from an XML file and then perform calculations on those numeric values. When I import the data the values seem to be stored as strings. I tried using a ToExpression ...
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Why does Export drop namespace prefixes in the exported XML file?

I am trying to generate an Excel-compatible XML file from Mathematica. First, I created a test XML file by saving a Microsoft Excel workbook as "XML Table". Then I ...
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Consuming a SOAP service that requires a complexType authentification header

Short version: Why do I get a $RecursionLimit error when calling NewSchemaInstance[SomeInstalledType] and how do I fix it? ...
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How to scrape the headlines from New York Times and Wall Street Journal?

How to scrape headlines from New York Times, Wall Street Journal main pages to create datasets similar to this service? Importing HTML from nyt.com (HTML4) results in a ...
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Why doesn't Cases match all instances of XMLElement, given Infinity levelspec?

Why doesn't Cases match all instances of XMLElement, given Infinity levelspec? ...