I have created a view of list by following manner

  • Created a new page
  • Opened the page in edit mode
  • clicked on add a web part
  • Chose List and Libraries
  • Clicked on list that is already created.

I want to view the xml code of list view that i have created in share point designer 2010 or web browser (Is it possible ?)

Can anyone help please, i am new to share point.


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Use the following URL to get XML of list:-


{0} – The URL to your site.  This could be the root web or a child site.

{1} – The GUID for your list. 

To find the GUID for a list, just go to the Settings page for the list and copy it from the URL.

Use the following URL to get XML of list view:

In addition to viewing a list using the Cmd=Display command in the URL request, you can also return all data for a SharePoint list, but based on a specific view from that list, by adding the &View={ViewGuid} to the URL request, like the following:

http://{yoursite}/_vti_bin/owssvr.dll?Cmd=Display&List={list GUID}&View={ViewGuid}&XMLDATA=TRUE

where: {ViewGuid} : is the GUID of the list view.
  • Thanks a lot :) I did n't except the answer this much faster. Commented Apr 28, 2014 at 10:20

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