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XML.ExtractText

Extracts the text from the XML tree.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 7.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "XML.ExtractText"; XML { ; Flags } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
XML The XML to process. "<test>Hello</test>"
Flags Optional
Various Flags.
Add 1 to ignore errors in xml and continue parsing. This may lead to not everything in the xml being read.
0

Result

Returns text or error.

Description

Extracts the text from the XML tree.
Returns a list with texts from all sub nodes.

Examples

Extracts text:

MBS( "XML.ExtractText"; "<Person><FirstName>Markus</FirstName><LastName>Müller</LastName><City>New York</City></Person>")

Example result:
Markus
Müller
New York

Custom function to get xml value as text:

GetXMLValue(xml, name)

# returns text of a xml node

Let ([
part = MBS( "XML.SubTree"; xml; name);
result = If( MBS("IsError"); ""; If(Length(part) = 0; ""; MBS( "XML.ExtractText"; part)))
]; Trim( result))

See also

Example Databases


XML.ClearVariables   -   XML.Format

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