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Converts XML to JSON.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XML 8.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XML.ToJSON"; XML { ; Flags } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
XML The XML to process. "<test>Hello</test>"
Flags Various Flags.
Add 1 to ignore errors in xml and continue parsing. This may lead to not everything in the xml being read.
0 Optional


Returns JSON or error.


Converts XML to JSON.
For nodes in the XML we create objects and key/values.
Attributes are put in @attributes nodes.

Added option flag 2 in version 10.5 to not use @attributes object, but put attributes directly in objects with "@" prefix. The JSON.ToXML function unpacks that.

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Changed XML.ToJSON and added option for compacter attributes processing.
  • Version 10.4
  • Version 10.0
    • Improved CData handling for XML.ToJSON function.
  • Version 9.5
  • Version 8.2

Created 27th April 2018, last changed 16th September 2020

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