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I have a XML file that i need assistance in parsing. Below is a snipping from the XML File:

<Tasks>
  <Task>
    <BeginDate>2015/08/15  01:27:45,4375 (0)</BeginDate>
    <MangaName>Kono S o, Mi yo! 
(Kono S o, Mi yo! 1 --&gt; Kono S o, Mi yo! 155 -  Just the Two of Them [End])</MangaName>
    <Website>MangaHere</Website>
    <SaveTo>F:\Manga\Kono S o, Mi yo!</SaveTo>
    <Status>Completed</Status>
    <Percent>100</Percent>
    <State>Stopped</State>
    <Queue>0</Queue>
    <Chapters />
  </Task>
  <Task>
    <BeginDate>2015/08/15  01:28:49,9415 (0)</BeginDate>
    <MangaName>Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari 
(Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari 1 -  A Royal Summoning --&gt; Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari 16 -  The Third Wave of Calamity)</MangaName>
    <Website>MangaHere</Website>
    <SaveTo>F:\Manga\Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari</SaveTo>
    <Status>Completed</Status>
    <Percent>100</Percent>
    <State>Stopped</State>
    <Queue>0</Queue>
    <Chapters />
  </Task>
</Tasks>

I have tried a couple of different ways but i haven't had any luck so far. I have messed with XML parsing with Rainmeter and Crystal Reports but im having difficulty with Auto-it. I need to parse the nodes <MangaName> and <Website> to a 2D Array with the <MangaName> as the first column and <Website> is the second column. Attached is the full XML File. 

Tasks.xml

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Try this UDF

 

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Thanks @KingBob

As this UDF is still in BETA stage I answered here.

 


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If tags are constants you could do some desastrous as this:

#include <Array.au3>
Local $sData=FileRead("Tasks.xml")

Local $aData=StringSplit($sData,"<MangaName>",1)

_ArrayDisplay($aData)
Local $aNewArray[$aData[0]-1][2]
For $i=2 to $aData[0]
    $aNewArray[$i-2][0]=StringMid($aData[$i],1,StringInStr($aData[$i],"</MangaName>")-1)
    $aNewArray[$i-2][1]=StringReplace(StringSplit(StringMid($aData[$i],StringInStr($aData[$i],"<Website>")+9),@CRLF,1)[1],"</Website>","")

Next
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#include <Array.au3>
$res = StringRegExp(FileRead("tasks.xml"), '(?s)<MangaName>(\V+)\s*\((.*?)\).*?<Website>([^<]+)<', 3)
;_ArrayDisplay($res)
Local $array[UBound($res)/3][3]
For $i = 0 to UBound($array)-1 
    $array[$i][0] = $res[$i*3]  
    $array[$i][1] = StringReplace($res[$i*3+1], '&gt;', ">")
    $array[$i][2] = $res[$i*3+2] 
Next
_ArrayDisplay($array)

 

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