Can't import songs, openlp says xml syntax error while importing.

Please, is this xml file having any error of any kind.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

<?xml -stylesheet href="ol.css" type="text/css" ?>

<song xmnls="http://openlyrics.info/namespace/2009/song>"

 <properties>

 <titles>

  <title>O FOR a thousand tongues to sing</title>

 </titles>

 <keywords>

  <keyword>MHB 1</keyword>

  <keyword>O FOR a thousand tongues to sing</keyword>

 </keywords>

 <copyright>Public Domain</copyright>

 <authors>

  <author>unknown</author>

 </authors>

 </properties>

 <lyrics>

 <verse name="v1">

  <lines>

  1.O FOR a thousand tongues to sing

My great Redeemer's praise,

The glories ol my God and King,

The triumphs of His grace.  

  </lines>

 </verse>

 <verse name="v2">

  <lines>

  2.My gracious Master and my God,

Assist me to proclaim,abroad 

To spread through all the earth 

The honours of Thy name.

  </lines>

 </verse>

 <verse name="v3">

  <lines>

  3.Jesus! the name that charms our fears, 

That bids our sorrows cease; 

Tis music In the sinner's; ears, 

Tis life, and health, and peace. 

  </lines>

 </verse>

 <verse name="v4">

  <lines>

  4.He speaks,and,Listening to His voice, 

New life the dead receive, 

The mournful,broken hearts rejoice, 

The humble poor believe.

  </lines>

 </verse>

 <verse name="v5">

  <lines>

  5.He breaks the power of cancelled sin,

He sets the prisoner free; 

His blood can make the foulest clean, 

His blood availed for me.

  </lines>

 </verse>

 <verse name="v6">

  <lines>

  6.See all your sins on Jesus laid :

The Lamb of God was slain, 

  </lines>

 </verse>

 </lyrics>

</song>


I am trying to import this file into openlp using the open lyrics importer in openlp. And when I do so, during the process openlp tells me

xml syntax error. And the song does not import at the end.

Comments

  • I'm no expert in xml, but here a song exported from openlp that you could use as an example.

    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>

    <song xmlns="http://openlyrics.info/namespace/2009/song" version="0.8" createdIn="OpenLP 2.4.6" modifiedIn="OpenLP 2.4.6" modifiedDate="2020-07-05T18:45:10">

     <properties>

       <titles>

         <title>10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)</title>

       </titles>

       <copyright>hing | w©orshiptogether.com songs (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing) | (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing) | (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing) | (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishing) | (Admin. by EMI Christian Music Publishi©n</copyright>

       <verseOrder>c1 v1 c1 v2 c1 v3 c1 c1 o1</verseOrder>

       <authors>

         <author>Jonas Myrin | Matt Redman</author>

       </authors>

       <songbooks>

         <songbook name="SS" entry="6016351"/>

       </songbooks>

     </properties>

     <lyrics>

       <verse name="v1a">

         <lines>The sun comes up<br/>it's a new day dawning<br/>It's time to sing<br/>Your song again</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="v1b">

         <lines>Whatever may pass and whatever lies before me<br/>Let me be singing when the evening comes</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="v2a">

         <lines>You're rich in love<br/>and You're slow to anger<br/>Your name is great<br/>and Your heart is kind</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="v2b">

         <lines>For all Your goodness<br/>I will keep on singing<br/>Ten thousand reasons<br/>for my heart to find</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="v3a">

         <lines>And on that day when<br/>my strength is failing<br/>The end draws near<br/>and my time has come</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="v3b">

         <lines>Still my soul will sing Your praise unending<br/>Ten thousand years<br/>and then forevermore</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="c1a">

         <lines>Bless the Lord<br/>oh my soul<br/>oh my soul<br/>worship His holy name</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="c1b">

         <lines>Sing like never before<br/>oh my soul<br/>I'll worship<br/>Your holy name</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="o1a">

         <lines>Worship Your holy name<br/>Lord, I'll worship<br/>Your holy name</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="o1b">

         <lines>Sing like never before<br/>oh my soul<br/>I'll worship<br/>Your holy name<br/>Yes I will Worship Your holy name</lines>

       </verse>

       <verse name="o1c">

         <lines>Lord, I'll worship<br/>Your holy name</lines>

       </verse>

     </lyrics>

    </song>

  • Thanks BillC. With the help of the file you showed me, I found the error. The error was on the third line.

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