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XML Closing Tag

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    How do I close an XML tag with out the the full text?

    When I write out the xml file, it's written like so:-



    I want the ending tag not to contain the opening tag wording.... like so



    I'm new to writing out XML, any advice would be appreciated.   

    The reason I want to do this, is because I'm writing a small app that outputs some data to be read by another application (which I have no control), when I remove the tag text from the closing tag it reads the file fine, with it, it doesn't.

    Thanks in advance.

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    You can't do that. The closest XML comes is allowing you to open and close a tag at the same time:

    <Document />

    Otherwise you have to be explicit.

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