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Parses a XML document.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 7.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "XML.Parse"; 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.


Returns XML reference or error.


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

XML.NodeNames   -   XML.Query

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