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XMLWriter::setIndent

xmlwriter_set_indent

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2, PHP 7, PECL xmlwriter >= 0.1.0)

XMLWriter::setIndent -- xmlwriter_set_indentToggle indentation on/off

Description

Object oriented style

public XMLWriter::setIndent ( bool $enable ) : bool

Procedural style

xmlwriter_set_indent ( XMLWriter $writer , bool $enable ) : bool

Toggles indentation on or off.

Parameters

writer

Only for procedural calls. The XMLWriter instance that is being modified. This object is returned from a call to xmlwriter_open_uri() or xmlwriter_open_memory().

enable

Whether indentation is enabled.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 writer expects an XMLWriter instance now; previously, a resource was expected.

Examples

Example #1 XMLWriter::setIndent() and mixed Content

Enabling indentation is not suitable for mixed content, because the indent string is also inserted before inline elements.

<?php
$writer 
= new XMLWriter();
$writer->openMemory();
$writer->setIndent(2);
$writer->startDocument();
$writer->startElement('p');
$writer->text('before');
$writer->writeElement('a''element');
$writer->text('after');
$writer->endElement();
$writer->endDocument();
echo 
$writer->outputMemory();
?>

The above example will output:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<p>before <a>element</a>
after</p>

Notes

Note:

The indent is reset when an xmlwriter is opened.

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