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Delete a xml node.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 7.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "XML.DeletePath"; XML; Path { ; Flags } )


Parameter Description Example value
XML The XML to process. "<test>Hello</test>"
Path The path to the node or attribute to query. "name"
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.
Add 4 to format returned XML.
Add 32 to return result as XML.


Returns OK or error.


Delete a xml node.
This function uses a path notation like the JSON functions in FileMaker to describe paths.
You can use name of a node followed by option index in square brackets. On the end you can use # followed by a name of an attribute to select only the attribute.
Delimiter between items can be dot like FileMaker or newline.


Delete node:

MBS( "XML.DeletePath"; "<test><node>Hello</node></test>"; "test.node"; 0)

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

Delete attribute:

MBS( "XML.DeletePath"; "<test><node id=\"123\">Hello</node></test>"; "test.node#id"; 0)

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

XML.ClearVariables   -   XML.ExtractText

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