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Formats XML document.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 6.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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


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.
Add 8 to remove all namespaces before query to have queries easier. (new in 6.3)


Returns XML or error.


Formats XML document.


Format the document:

MBS("XML.Format"; Canonical XML::Input XML; 1)

Format removing namespace:

MBS( "XML.Format"; "<cfdi:Invoice invoiceTotal=\"450.24\"> </cfdi:Invoice>" ; 8)

Check if XML is valid:

MBS( "XML.Format"; "<hello></Hello>";0 )

Example result: [MBS] Failed to parse XML: Opening and ending tag mismatch: hello line 1 and Hello

Example Databases

XML.ExtractText   -   XML.GetAttribute

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