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Regular expression for valid xml

 
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i am looking regular expression to check string is valid XML or not
 
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You should never do this. Instead, try to parse you'r xml to tell if it's valid or not.
 
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Thank you. and can we make regular expression to check string is valid XHTML or not
 
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I want to check this is valid or not
String myString = "<manish><abc pqr="1234"/></manish>";
 
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What you posted in neither well-formed nor valid XML.

Note that single regexps are not powerful enough to even check wellformedness of XML, much less validity (which implies the presence of some sort of schema).
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