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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.
Can be XML as text or the reference returned by XML.Parse function, so you can make several times changes to the XML without parsing it each time.
"<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

Created 26th December 2016, last changed 2nd February 2018


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