This reference is for Processing 3.0+. If you have a previous version, use the reference included with your software in the Help menu. If you see any errors or have suggestions, please let us know. If you prefer a more technical reference, visit the Processing Core Javadoc and Libraries Javadoc.

Name

saveXML()

Examples
// The following short XML file called "mammals.xml" is parsed 
// in the code below. It must be in the project's "data" folder.
//
// <?xml version="1.0"?>
// <mammals>
//   <animal id="0" species="Capra hircus">Goat</animal>
//   <animal id="1" species="Panthera pardus">Leopard</animal>
//   <animal id="2" species="Equus zebra">Zebra</animal>
// </mammals>

XML xml;

void setup() {
  xml = loadXML("mammals.xml");
  XML firstChild = xml.getChild("animal");
  xml.removeChild(firstChild);
  saveXML(xml, "subset.xml");
}

// Sketch saves the following to a file called "subset.xml":
// <?xml version="1.0"?>
// <mammals>
//   <animal id="1" species="Panthera pardus">Leopard</animal>
//   <animal id="2" species="Equus zebra">Zebra</animal>
// </mammals>
Description Writes the contents of an XML object to a file. By default, this file is saved to the sketch's folder. This folder is opened by selecting "Show Sketch Folder" from the "Sketch" menu.

Alternatively, the file can be saved to any location on the computer by using an absolute path (something that starts with / on Unix and Linux, or a drive letter on Windows).

All files loaded and saved by the Processing API use UTF-8 encoding.
Syntax
saveXML(xml, filename)
Parameters
xml XML: the XML object to save to disk
filename String: name of the file to write to
Returnsboolean
RelatedXML
loadXML()
parseXML()
Updated on August 17, 2018 03:36:30pm EDT

Creative Commons License