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Pretty Printing While Writing XML DOMDocument

I use a MSXML Parser 4.0 ---- XMLDomDocument to create a new XML file.

The elements written in the file opens fine in Iexplorer, but as unformatted text while opening it in Notepad.

Is there any method to write the element line BY line...?

Thanx in Advance

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Option Explicit

'Local variables
Private m_sDocumentname As String
Private XMLDOMDocument As DOMDocument30

Private Sub Class_Initialize()
Set XMLDOMDocument = New DOMDocument30
m_sDocumentname = App.EXEName & ".xml"
End Sub
Private Sub Class_Terminate()
Set XMLDOMDocument = Nothing
End Sub

Public Function CreateDocument(sDocumentText As String) As Boolean
'Create XML Document for use
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On Error GoTo ehandle
fp = FreeFile
Open m_sDocumentname For Output As #fp
Print #fp, sDocumentText
Close fp
XMLDOMDocument.Load m_sDocumentname
CreateDocument = True
Exit Function
CreateDocument = False
End Function

Public Sub UpdateDocument(lNodeIndex As Long, vNode As IXMLDOMNode)

Debug.Print XMLDOMDocument.xml

Set XMLDOMDocument.childNodes(5).childNodes(lNodeIndexIndex) = vNode

Debug.Print XMLDOMDocument.xml

End Sub

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Private Declare Function InternetOpenUrl Lib "wininet.dll" Alias "InternetOpenUrlA" (ByVal hInternetSession As Long, ByVal
lpszUrl As String, ByVal lpszHeaders As String, ByVal dwHeadersLength As Long, ByVal dwFlags As Long, ByVal dwContext As Long) As Long

Private Declare Function InternetOpen Lib "wininet.dll" Alias "InternetOpenA" (ByVal sAgent As String, ByVal lAccessType As Long, ByVal sProxyName As String, ByVal sProxyBypass As String, ByVal lFlags As Long) As Long

Private Declare Function InternetReadFile Lib "wininet.dll" (ByVal hFile As Long, ByVal sBuffer As String, ByVal lNumBytesToRead As Long, lNumberOfBytesRead As Long) As Integer

Private Declare Function InternetCloseHandle Lib "wininet.dll" (ByVal hInet As Long) As Integer
Private Function GoWinInet(ByVal sURL) As String
    Dim sBuffer As String * 4096
    Dim sReturn As String
    Dim lNumBytes As Long

    Dim lSession As Long
    Dim lFile As Long
    Dim bReadOK As Boolean
    lSession = InternetOpen("Microsoft Internet Explorer", INTERNET_OPEN_TYPE_PRECONFIG, vbNullString, vbNullString, 0)
    lFile = InternetOpenUrl(lSession, sURL, vbNullString, 0, INTERNET_FLAG_EXISITING_CONNECT, 0)
If lFile Then
        bReadOK = InternetReadFile(lFile, sBuffer, Len(sBuffer), lNumBytes)
        If lNumBytes Then
            sReturn = sReturn & Left$(sBuffer, lNumBytes)
        End If
    Loop While bReadOK And lNumBytes > 0
        InternetCloseHandle (lFile)
        GoWinInet = sReturn
        'Right Now doing nothing
End If
End Function

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim oDom As MSXML2.DOMDocument
    Dim oDomParseError As MSXML2.IXMLDOMParseError
    Dim strErrText As String
    Dim retStr As String
    Set oDom = New MSXML2.DOMDocument
    Set oDomParseError = oDom.parseError
    retStr = GoWinInet("someurl")
    MsgBox retStr
    If oDom.loadXML(Trim(retStr)) Then
         DisplayNode oDom.childNodes, 0
        With oDomParseError
            strErrText = "Your XML Document failed to load" & _
            "due the following error." & vbCrLf & _
            "Error #: " & .errorCode & ": " & oDomParseError.reason & _
            "Line #: " & .Line & vbCrLf & _
            "Line Position: " & .linepos & vbCrLf & _
            "Position In File: " & .filepos & vbCrLf & _
            "Source Text: " & .srcText & vbCrLf & _
            "Document URL: " & .url
        End With
        MsgBox strErrText, vbExclamation

    End If
End Sub

Public Sub DisplayNode(ByRef Nodes As MSXML2.IXMLDOMNodeList, ByVal Indent As Integer)

   Dim xNode As MSXML.IXMLDOMNode
   Indent = Indent + 2

   For Each xNode In Nodes
      If xNode.nodeType = NODE_TEXT Then
         Debug.Print Space$(Indent) & xNode.parentNode.nodeName & _
            ":" & xNode.nodeValue
      End If

      If xNode.hasChildNodes Then
         DisplayNode xNode.childNodes, Indent
      End If
   Next xNode
End Sub    

This is the XML String retrieved ....I am removing the content inside <storyurl></storyurl> for security reasons. Hope some of the guru's out here can help me with this.


<!DOCTYPE cXmlHeadlineResults SYSTEM >
<cXmlHeadlineResults SearchName="Search Results" StartDate="9/13/2004" EndDate="9/20/2004" TermsAndConditions="© 2004 Dialog, a Thomson business. All rights reserved.">
    <HeadlineText>Iran assails ban on uranium program</HeadlineText>
    <BriefText>Iran on Sunday denounced as "illegal" demands from the U.N. atomic watchdog agency that it freeze all work on uranium enrichment, a technology that can be used for nuclear weapons, and ...</BriefText>
    <ProviderName>Contra Costa Times</ProviderName>
    <ItemTime>09/20/2004 05:30:51 AM EDT</ItemTime>
    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:30:51 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
    <HeadlineText>PEOPLE: Britney, baby, one more time ... singer marries beau Federline</HeadlineText>
    <BriefText>Britney Spears got married for the second time in nine months -- this time to dancer Kevin Federline in a surprise ceremony in Studio City, "Access Hollywood" reported Sunday. Brit's record label confirmed it: "She did marry him yesterday," Jive Records spokeswoman Sonia Muckle said Sunday.</BriefText>
    <ProviderName>Contra Costa Times</ProviderName>
    <ItemTime>09/20/2004 05:30:19 AM EDT</ItemTime>
    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:30:19 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
    <HeadlineText>Hollywood lawyer Mitchelson, pioneer of palimony, dies at 76</HeadlineText>
    <BriefText>Divorce lawyer Marvin M. Mitchelson, who pioneered the legal revolution known as "palimony" and represented scores of Hollywood clients in high-profile, big-money marital disputes, has died.</BriefText>
    <ProviderName>Contra Costa Times</ProviderName>
    <ItemTime>09/20/2004 05:30:18 AM EDT</ItemTime>
    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:30:18 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
    <HeadlineText>Israeli helicopter attack kills Hamas leader in Gaza</HeadlineText>
    <BriefText>An Israeli helicopter fired a missile at a car in Gaza City late Sunday, residents said, killing a senior Hamas militant leader, the latest Israeli attack in the territory it plans to leave next year. Witnesses said parts of a dismembered body were pulled from the wreckage.</BriefText>
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    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:30:18 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
    <HeadlineText>AmericanWest Bancorporation Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer</HeadlineText>
    <BriefText>SPOKANE, Wash.----Sept. 20, 2004--AmericanWest Bancorporation announced today the appointment of Robert M. Daugherty as President and Chief Executive Officer of AmericanWest Bancorporation and its subsidiary AmericanWest Bank, effective September 20, 2004. Mr.</BriefText>
    <ProviderName>Business Wire</ProviderName>
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    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:30:05 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
    <HeadlineText>Europe finishes off rout</HeadlineText>
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    <ProviderName>Contra Costa Times</ProviderName>
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    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:29:48 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
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    <ItemTime>09/20/2004 05:29:48 AM EDT</ItemTime>
    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:29:48 AM EDT</FeedTime>
    <StoryUrl> </StoryUrl>
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    <BriefText>Golf roundup Bart Bryant's 0-for-186 streak is over. Bryant closed out the Texas Open with a 3-under-par 67 at La Cantera Golf Club in San Antonio on Sunday to claim his first PGA Tour victory by three strokes over Patrick Sheehan. Pleasanton's Todd Fischer birdied the last three holes to finish in a tie for third with second-round ...</BriefText>
    <ProviderName>Contra Costa Times</ProviderName>
    <ItemTime>09/20/2004 05:29:46 AM EDT</ItemTime>
    <FeedTime>09/20/2004 05:29:46 AM EDT</FeedTime>

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If txtPassword.Text & txtUserName.Text = "" Then
MsgBox ("Please enter your username and password before pressing accept")

Else: Open "C:EZ-Accessdatapasswords.txt" For Input As #1

Do While Not EOF(1)

Input #1, strUN, strPW
'No need for arrays

If strUN = txtUserName.Text Then
'Your searching the text file for your username so compare the text file with the username field.

bfound = True
'Username found = True

If (bfound = True) And (txtPassword.Text = strPW) Then
'If it's found and the passwords match

strUser = strUN
'Take the variable from the text file and store globally.

Unload Me

istaff = 1
ivehicles = 1
ireports = 1

End If


'Loop if it's not found.

End If

Close #1
'Close passwords.txt after reading

End Sub

&lt;&lt;&lt;pretty Please&gt;&gt;&gt;

I have made a small application just for experimenting with the different data access technologies, ie The DataEnvironment, and have created a setup script for it using inno setup.

It runs on a win98 system and not on a win95 system, why is that?

On a win95 system, it gives the following error:

Run-time error '713':
Application-defined or object-defined error

I have tried everything I can think of, and added every dll that it could possibly need (I hope).

I have attached the exe and a small access database, if anyone would be so kind as to take a look at what files I may be missing in the setup, or why it is giving the error.


Pretty Good
it looks great i just wish the link work

Can You Make This Pretty?
I have a For loop nested inside a For loop. From the innermost loop, I want to exit the inner loop, then jump to the end of the outer loop(or to the first and increment the counter manually). I can do this with a GoTo.. but GoTo's are frowned upon and I don't like them. Is there a nice, easy way to accomplish this?

Pretty Newbie
I've developed an application using microsoft-deprecated VB6.0.

That's a simple calculator for my dear friend.

That(&HE) troubling me much.

The trouble is on compatiblitiy of OS, as far as i know.

Yep experts.I've developed it on WindowsXP version5.1.

But my trouble(FRIEND) using Vista Home premium.

Lot of incompatibleness.

I'm solving gradully on my own just surfing NET.

but this time it(surfing) not worked.

The error is
"Run-time Error '-2147217904 (80040e10)' No value given for one or more required parameters"

The product works without hesitation on my system.

but it dislike the VISTA.

My friend dislike me.

What to do???

all queries, connections are perfect as far as i know.

I thought i need to do some on my product to work with VISTA

This time i need some experts advice.

I need extreme(bug free) solution.

I'd be thank ful to all repliers.

Have a great day.

This Should Be Pretty Easy
I've been using these forums for help in my VBA class all semester, got alot of good info to alot of n00b questions.

However, I can't seem to find a solution for this particualr n00b problem I am having and I was hoping to get some help.

I have a user form that takes input from the user and spits it back into the spreadsheet which also carries out the data for four years in the future.

The problem is I would like to make a button that would show the graph I have on the second worksheet.

I tried declaring it as a chart and then print preview it but it keeps telling me "sub-script out of range" so I guess I am not declaring it right. Here is what I have right now for the button.

Dim chtGraph As Chart
Set chtGraph = Application.Workbooks("ucf.xls").Worksheets("Graph").ChartObjects(1)


Any help would be greatly appreciated

Pretty Printer
can anyone suggest a good program that allows Vb code to be printed neatly, with some formatting. the only ones i could find only do a few pages.

any suggstions

many thanks


Pretty Printout
Can you folks recommend ways to make your printouts prettier or neater in VB? Currently the way I print is by using the Printer object.


This Is Pretty Cool
Check this out. look at the top middle.

would it be possible to program something like that in VB? If so I think that'd be cool if one of you experts wanted to that for fun.

Pretty Program
i have a pretty intense proc that takes a bit of resources, and it happens on the form activate, causing the half on/half off type effect (like a morph between forms)... any work arounds for this?

Help... Pretty Hard =(
i have the following problem,
i have a program to administrate some products,
these products are managed under 6 categories, and each category is saved in a private database ( so 6 databases ).. now i want it to print the contents of these databases, but in a special way :

the 6 categories are :

Nr, Merk, Omschrijving, Laatste Keuring, Volgende Keuring, Manual aanwezig

and i want em printed like this :


Nr Merk Omschrijving Laatste Keuring Volgende Keuring Manual

data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data
data data data data data data


so its an easy readable Table ( no real tables needed, just the looks of it )..

in short points this is what i want it to do :

1. Read the 6 database files and put em in 1 A4
2. Manage those 6 database files so that they are printed in a neat clean way
3. i dont want page numbers/Date to appear on the printed A4.

Please provide me with some information ( PREFERABLE CODE! ), to make this happen.

Thank you very much!


=-last minute edit-=
the tabel doesnt look properly in the typed post, so i made a screenshot of what it SHOULD look like.
see attached file!

Thank you

Problem..a Pretty Big One.
Ok. I have a text field that essentially captures one record via stored procedure and then populates a form with a module called Fillform.
How do I get this text field to not only capture one record populate the form which it does but then store the other records in a temp table in a stored procedure which can locate not only where that record is among the others but can give the user the capability via next and previous buttons to navigate through the records accordingly.

Someone Who Knows Vb 6.0 Pretty Well And Can Help Me Out Via MSN Messenger

if you're pretty good at vb and have msn messenger, i need a bit of help... so if you could add me..

iwould post my problems here but i would have alot of posts haha

Pretty'up Them Controls
Does anyone know of a slick way to design forms, cmd buttons, etc. so they appear different then the norm. For example, I would like to make my cmd buttons appear as metal......something like that.

Ooo.. Pretty Colours......
Is it possible to malke different rows on a DBGrid different Colours?

If anyone can answer this i may be finally able to sleep!

Pretty Buttons :P
how to create a more style full button.. you know one that has a colour and rounded edges.. stuff like that :S (and not by using pictures)

Pretty Difficult
You know how you can browse through directories with a few controls provided with vb. I want to make a "snapshot" of all the directories and files. Without all the files just the file names and locations. So I can check what programs i had when i made the snapshot in the beggining. Like could i save that to a file. Then load it back into my vb program. I know it's confusing.

Im Pretty New - So This Must Be Very Easy
i have got a menustrip and a file menu. i just need to know - how do i link the save button on the file menu to the save form ive made.

also - how do i make a save dialog bit? (i dont realy need this yet tho)


Pretty Programs
Does anyone have any good tips on making programs look really cool!? Maybe something like giving it a theme like in Windows XP but where it looks like that on every os...


Isaiah - Microsoft Visual Basic MVP

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