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XML.Parse

Parses a XML document.

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XML 7.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XML.Parse"; XML { ; Flags } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
XML The XML to process. "<test>Hello</test>"
Flags Various Flags.
Add 1 to ignore errors in xml and continue parsing. This may lead to not everything in the xml being read.
Add 8 to remove all namespaces before query to have queries easier.
0 Optional

Result

Returns XML reference or error.

Description

Parses a XML document.
The document stays in memory and can be queried several times as needed.
If you need to query a lot of values, please parse once first. Else all XML functions need to parse again on each call.
Please use XML.Release later to free document from memory.

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Release notes

  • Version 9.1
    • Fixed a problem with XML.Parse getting an XML reference number.
  • Version 7.3
    • Added XML.Parse and XML.Release to parse XML once and query several times to get better performance.

Created 14th July 2017, last changed 17th September 2017


XML.NodeNames   -   XML.Query

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