processing files


  • Hi i was asked to do a simple program for my school projects where i need to processed a webserver log. I am really new and some functions i am not really familiar to work with.

    My webserver log are saved to .XML files

    In my program, I am required to have a browse function to select a file. (Which i already did) and my question is how do use the selected XML files so that i can processed it using programming C# inside the program itself

    Is it possible? Thanks for your reply

    Monday, April 10, 2017 12:54 AM

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  • Using the code button, enter a small sample of the xml (and use the format combo box to format as xml). Without seeing the xml structure all we can do is provide various method to try but not a direct path to take.


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    Monday, April 10, 2017 1:42 AM
  • What you mean by "processing", is it just showing the content of the log file or doing some kind of an analysis?

    Monday, April 10, 2017 7:26 AM
  • Hi Aliff Z,

    Thank you for posting here.

    What browse function you used to select a file?

    If you use open file dialog, you could refer to the MSDN article OpenFileDialog Class.

    In the article, it show a example to select a file and read the stream. And then you could process it. Do something like add nodes or add attributes for xml or other thing you want.

    If I misunderstand what you want, please feel free to let me know.

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 7:45 AM