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Returns a row as XML object.

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MBS( "FM.SQL.XMLRecord"; SQLref; RecordNodeName; Row; FieldNames { ; Flags } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
SQLref The reference number returned by FM.SQL.Execute function. $SQLRef
RecordNodeName The name for the parent XML nodes for ome record.
Defaults to "record".
Row The row you like to get. 1
FieldNames A list of field names for the JSON. "Model¶Names"
Flags Optional
The flags for the json creation.
Pass 1 to get all values as text.
Pass 2 to get all dates, times and timestamps in SQL format.


Returns OK or error.


Returns a row as XML object.
You provide list of field names, which should be in same order as fields in SQL result.
Optionally we can return SQL dates, times and timestamps as SQL format.
Containers are returned as Base64 encoded data.


Query records as XML:

# run query to get some data
Set Variable [ $sql ; Value: MBS( "FM.SQL.Execute"; ""; "SELECT \"First\", \"Last\", Company, \"Photo Container\" FROM Contacts") ]
# query data
Set Variable [ $xml ; Value: MBS( "FM.SQL.XMLRecord"; $sql; "person"; 0; "First¶Last¶Company¶Photo"; 2) ]
# store result
Set Field [ Contacts::Output ; $xml ]
# free memory
Set Variable [ $xml ; Value: MBS( "FM.SQL.Release"; $sql) ]

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Created 29th June 2020, last changed 30th June 2020

FM.SQL.Text   -   FM.SQL.XMLRecords

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