Positions on the previous element (tag or attribute).
If no search is in progress: positions on he element found before the current element in the tree structure.
If a search is in progress
: positions on the previous element sought.
The XML comments (enclosed in "<!-" and "-->" tags) are ignored.
// Positions on the last element
WHILE XMLOut("XMLDoc") = False
// Process the data
<Result> = XMLPrevious(<XML document>)
- True if an element was found,
- False otherwise. If an error occurs:
- the current position remains unchanged.
- the ErrorOccurred variable is set to True. To get more details on the error, use ErrorInfo.
<XML document>: Character string
Name of the XML document used. This document contains the XML code to study and it was created by XMLDocument.
Handling elements in the XML code
XML functions and threads
If your application uses threads, the XML document is shared between all these threads. For more details on threads, see Managing threads
If the current position in an XML document is modified in a thread, the current position in this XML document is modified for all the threads.