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Returns the value of current element (tag or XML attribute) or the value of one of its attributes.
To select an element, use the functions for XML search and browse (XMLFirst, XMLLast, XMLChild, ...).
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
// Value of "Product" attribute for the current element
Value is string
Value = XMLData("XMLDoc", "Product")
 
// Test of value
IF Value = "" THEN
Error("The Product attribute has no value")
ELSE
Info("The value of Product attribute is: " + Value)
END
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)
// Value of tag
Value is string
Value = XMLData("XMLDoc")
 
// Positioned on a tag?
IF ErrorOccurred = True THEN
Error(ErrorInfo())
ELSE
// Test of value
IF Value = "" THEN
Error("The current element has no value")
ELSE
Info("The value of current element is: " + Value)
END
END
Syntax
<Result> = XMLData(<XML document> [, <Attribute> [, <Search mode>]])
<Result>: Character string
  • Value of current element or value of specified attribute.
  • Empty string (""):
    • if the current element has no value.
    • if the specified attribute is not a child of the current element.
    • if there is no current element. In this case, the ErrorOccurred variable is set to True. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo.
    • if the current element is already an attribute. In this case, the ErrorOccurred variable is set to True. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo.
<XML document>: Character string (with quotes)
Name of XML document used. This document contains the XML code to study and it was created by XMLDocument.
<Attribute>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Name of child attribute of current tag for which the value must be returned. This attribute is sought among the direct children of current element. If this parameter is not specified (or if it corresponds to Null or an empty string), XMLData returns the value of the current tag.
<Search mode>: Optional Integer constant
Search mode use to find the attribute among the children of current element.
XMLStartWithSearch for the first attribute whose name starts with the content of <Attribute>.
XMLContainsSearch for the first attribute whose name contains the value of <Attribute>.
XMLExact
(Default value)
Search for the first attribute whose name exactly corresponds to the value of <Attribute>.
XMLIgnoreCaseSearch for the first attribute whose name corresponds to the value of <Attribute> regardless of the case.
Can be combined with the constants XMLContains, XMLStartWith or XMLExact.
Remarks

Identifying the current element

XML functions and threads

If your application uses threads, the XML document is shared between all these threads. See Managing threads for more details.
Component : wd250xml.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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