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

XMLWriter::openURI -- xmlwriter_open_uriCreate new xmlwriter using source uri for output


Object oriented style

bool XMLWriter::openURI ( string $uri )

Procedural style

resource xmlwriter_open_uri ( string $uri )

Creates a new XMLWriter using uri for the output.



The URI of the resource for the output.

Return Values

Object oriented style: Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Procedural style: Returns a new xmlwriter resource for later use with the xmlwriter functions on success, FALSE on error.

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User Contributed Notes 4 notes

Lukas Knuth
4 years ago
If you're facing problems on Windows Servers running PHP 5.3 and newer, where this function quits with an "Unable to resolve file path" Error, here is a Workaround which isn't posted on the Bug site yet:

Add this before you use the openURI()-function:

$uri = realpath($uri);

This Bug appears in the following cases:

$xml->openURI('file.xml'); -> ok!
$xml->openURI('../file.xml'); -> ok!
$xml->openURI('xml/file.xml'); -> DON'T WORK!
$xml->openURI('../xml/file.xml'); -> DON'T WORK!
icepick dot pt at hotmail dot com
6 years ago
I wanted to stream a XML file directly to the user and having him prompted to save it without displaying the content, but when using

=new XMLWriter();

the user's browser was displaying the file contents instead of prompting the user with a filesave window.

To have the XML file stream saved directly to the user without being displayed by the browser, you shoud add:

("Content-Type: text/html/force-download");
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename='file_name.xml'");
$out =new XMLWriter();

This will prompt the user with a dialog box to save 'file_name.xml' on his disk, and will not display the content of the streamed XML.
yankee at ignorethis dot cipher DASH code dot de
7 years ago
Want to write xml-data directly to the user instead of memory or file?
This will do:
=new XMLWriter();
27 days ago
Reproduced on Windows:

If you get an exception when you try to handle the created file (rename, move etc.) you should unset the XMLWriter instance.

In other case you'll get an exception because the XMLWriter process holds access to this file.

= new \XMLWriter();

$xml); //important!
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