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Hi All,

This is purely an XML Language question. I need to understand how I can add a value/element in between another XML element. 

Code below shows the XML file. The info tag has the elements already inserted.

<Configuration xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Modules.Reporting.DataContracts.LineItems" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
  <GenConf>
    <Info>ID, Site, Name , Site_ID</Info>
  </GenConf>
</Configuration>

Now, I want to add a value from a node group into this code. Something like below. But the example below does not work.

Any suggestions?
 

<Configuration xmlns="http://schemas.datacontract.org/2004/07/Modules.Reporting.DataContracts.LineItems" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
  <GenConf>
    <Info>ID, Site, a/@id, Name , Site_ID</Info>
  </GenConf>
</Configuration>


 <ProductName>
    <a id="Windows Server"/>
  </ProductName>

 

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Hey there mLipok,

Basically, before even using Autoit, I want to know if the XML can reference a child node. 

So in future if I tell Autoit to change the child node, example, Windows Server changes to Windows OS, then the information node needs to also reflect that...

Making sense?

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Yes... can reference... make sense.


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Hey there mLipok, 

How would it reference? or can you point me to an article that can explain this to me please?

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    "1.1.1.05"
    . NEW: ENUMs: $XMLWRAPPER_ERROR_PARSE_XSL - mLipok
    . NEW: ENUMs: $XMLWRAPPER_ERROR_NOATTRMATCH - mLipok
    . COMPLETED: Function: _XML_RemoveAttribute() - mLipok
    . NEW EXAMPLE: _Example_4__XML_RemoveAttribute() - mLipok
    . Renamed: _XMLReplaceChild >> _XML_ReplaceChild - mLipok
    . COMPLETED: _XML_ReplaceChild - mLipok
    . NEW EXAMPLE: _Example_5__XML_ReplaceChild() - mLipok
    . NEW: ENUMs: $XMLWRAPPER_ERROR_NOCHILDMATCH - mLipok
    . NEW EXAMPLE: _Example_6__XML_GetChildNodes() - mLipok
    . COMPLETED: _XML_GetChildNodes() - mLipok
    . COMPLETED: _XML_GetAllAttribIndex() - mLipok
    . NEW Function: _XML_Array_GetAttributesProperties() - mLipok
    . NEW EXAMPLE: _Example_7__XML_GetAllAttribIndex() - mLipok
    . ADDED: many IsObj() >> https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/177176-why-isobj-0-and-vargettype-object/

 


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Hi @mLipok

Grateful for your assistance with this. However I'm trying to make sure this is completely done in xml.
Something like this

<tag01>Marco</tag01>

<Product>
  <version>Polo</version>
</Product>


Result
-------
<tag01>Marco,Polo</tag01>

 

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Perhaps you should whip up a small (but complete enough) 'before' XML file, and then an 'after' XML file, so we can see exactly, and in its entirety, what it is you wish to achieve.

We will also then have something to test with, if needed.


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Hey there @TheSaint,

It's in my first post. 
But I have now come to the conclusion of this been a bit of a tedious mission to accomplish. I will rather use make an AutoIt program that will manipulate the output file. 

Thanks for the assistance.

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1 hour ago, Skeletor said:

It's in my first post. 

Neither of those look like a properly formatted or complete enough XML file to me, and so I find your request somewhat confusing.


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I have not come across a solution for XML to update itself. 
Instead I used Autoit to extract the information and rearrange it. 

 

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