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    Question Writing an empty XML element using QxmlWriter APIs ?

    Using QXMLWriter APIs, I wonder how to write an empty element (nothing between Start() and End() calls)?

    Expected result is : <element></element>


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    Default Re: Writing an empty XML element using QxmlWriter APIs ?

    Most XML writing APIs will not generate that but go for the more compact empty element syntax, i.e. <element />

    But you can achieve that with QXmlStreamWriter::writeTextElement() and passing an empty string as the text to write.

    What is your reason for needing the non-compact form?

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