XMLFormat

Escapes XML special characters in a string, so that the string is safe to use with XML.

XMLFormat(String [, escapeChars]) → returns String

Discouraged: Adobe recommends using encodeForXML instead of XMLFormat.

XMLFormat Argument Reference

String
Required

The string to escape

escapeChars

When true escapes restricted characters according to the W3C XML standard.

Examples sample code invoking the XMLFormat function


Basic XMLFormat() usage

In this example we demonstrate passing the invalid characters < and & into the XMLFormat() function to make them XML safe.

writeOutput( XMLFormat( '<node>Good &amp; Juicy</node>') );

Expected Result: &lt;node&gt;Good &amp;amp; Juicy&lt;/node&gt;


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