xmlSearch

Get XML values according to given xPath query

xmlSearch(xmlNode, xpath [, params]) → returns array

xmlSearch Argument Reference

xmlNode xml
Required

An XML document object

xpath string
Required

xPath expression

params struct

CF 10+ A struct with key value pairs to be used a variables within the xPath Expression

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Examples sample code invoking the xmlSearch function

XPath extracts 'name' property from every user given in the XML collection

<cfsavecontent variable="xmlstring">
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
    <users>
        <user id="1">
            <name>Me</name>
        </user>
        <user id="2">
            <name>You</name>
            <address>
                <street>Long Road</street>
            </address>
        </user>
    </users>
</cfsavecontent>
<cfscript>
    xml = XMLParse(xmlstring);
    result = xmlSearch(xml,'users//name');
    userlist = '';
    for(i = 1; i <= ArrayLen(result); i++) {
        userlist = ListAppend(userlist,result[i].XmlText);
    }
    writeOutput(userlist);
</cfscript>

Expected Result: Me,You


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