XmlLoadString

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This function creates an Xmlnode from a string input.

Syntax

xmlnode xmlLoadString ( string xmlString )

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Note: This function is a static function underneath the XML class.
Method: XML.loadstring(...)

Required Arguments

  • xmlString: A string containing XML data

Returns

Returns the root xmlnode object of an xml string if successful, or false otherwise (invalid XML string).

Example

This example loads an XML string and loops the children while outputting to debugscript.

local rootNode = xmlLoadString("<animals test='x'><monkey name='crosroad'></monkey> <fox name='luxy'></fox></animals>")

if rootNode then
	local rootAttributes = xmlNodeGetAttributes(rootNode)
	print("Root Node", "Name: "..xmlNodeGetName(rootNode),  "Attributes :"..toJSON(rootAttributes))
	
	local children = xmlNodeGetChildren(rootNode)
	
	for i, childNode in ipairs(children) do
		local attributes = xmlNodeGetAttributes(childNode)
		print("Child #"..i, "Name: "..xmlNodeGetName(childNode), "Attributes :"..toJSON(attributes))
	end
end

See Also

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