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How to Open an XML File

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How to Open an XML File

XML stands for Extensible Markup Language and it is a type of file extension. If you want to open an XML file, then you can add and use third-party and custom software to edit an XML file. Otherwise, you can use Notepad for opening any XML file. Here’s how to open an XML file.

Steps to Open an XML file with a Text Editor

•    Search the XML file which you wish to open.

•    You have to right-click on the XML file and after that, choose the “Open With” option. You will get a menu list of all the installed programs so that you can open an XML file from any one of them.

•    In case you are using Windows PC, then choose the “Notepad” option.

•    If you are using Mac, then choose the “TextEdit” option.

•    Translate the text given on the Notepad.

Steps to Open an XML file with a Web Browser

•    Search the XML file which you wish to open.

•    You need to right-click on the XML file and after that, tap on the “Open With” option. You can select the software which you wish to use for opening an XML file.

•    Choose the browsing software by going to the menu list of all the programs which are already installed on the system. You can launch an XML file in one of the browsing application.

•    Go through the XML file given in the Internet browser.

•    Enlarge the columns so that you can read the XML file easily.

Steps to Open an XML file with Excel

•    Go to the Microsoft Excel installed on the system.

•    Tap on the “File” option and after that, choose the “Open” option. It will start showing the Open menu on the screen.

•    Press on the “Browse” option located in the Documents library. This option will help you to find the files on the system.

•    Go to the XML file saved on the system.

•    Choose the “As an XML table.” option.

•    Go through the XML file given in the Microsoft Excel.

Steps to Open an XML file with XML Viewer

•    You have to start downloading the XML Explorer.

•    Go to the XML file given in the new Explorer program.

•    Go through the XML file provided in the XML Explorer (test.xml).

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