I wanted to make a sheet in Excel and convert it to XML but it doesn't accept nested lists. So, I want to know if there's some software (for Linux or Windows) that shows only the information formatted after a XML Schema like Excel does (and support nested lists).

I want to be able to edit (or insert) only the data without touching the XML tags like in Excel.



You can use Foxe (free firstobject XML editor):

  • free
  • fast to open large file
  • Microsoft Windows
  • can edit values:

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  • can insert new data, but I don't believe you can validate the XML against a XML Schema.
  • I guess it could work, but it's not like I was thinking of: a more newbie-friendly interface where the XML defines the structure more like a Excel sheet and the person who will insert data doesn't need to see or interact with the source code. Thanks! – Vinicius Coelho Sep 23 '15 at 13:38
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    @ViniciusCoelho FWIW FOXE is much clearer in how the structure is, than the example in your question. I have no idea what the XML structure associated with that table should look like. Maybe edit it and put some real-world tree-structured data in it, so that it becomes clear from the contents? – user416 Jan 21 '16 at 15:48

Not sure if this is exactly what you wanted but maybe it's close. In XiMpLe editor (http://ximple.cz) you can copy/paste structured text from/to selected area. If you have some xml file

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and in Excel you have cells for pasting

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you can paste it over cells in xml editor...

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