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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 15 and later
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Android Widget This function is now available in Android Widget 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
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaPHPAjaxUser 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(<Name of XML Document> [, <Attribute Name> [, <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.
<Name of 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 Name>: 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 Name>.
XMLContainsSearch for the first attribute whose name contains the value of <Attribute Name>.
XMLExact
(Default value)
Search for the first attribute whose name exactly corresponds to the value of <Attribute Name>.
XMLIgnoreCaseSearch for the first attribute whose name corresponds to the value of <Attribute Name> regardless of the case.
Can be combined with XMLContains, XMLStartWith or XMLExact.
Remarks

Identifying the current element

XML functions and threads

If your application is using threads, the XML document is shared among all these threads. See Managing the threads for more details.
Components
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and Queries wd230xml.dll
Windows Mobile wp230xml.dll
WEBDEV - Browser code WDJS.DLL
Java wd230java.jar
Linux wd230xml.so
Android wd230android.jar
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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