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GetListAsXML ( theList ; Element )

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Andy Knasinski, NRG Software, LLC.
http://www.nrgosft.com

Easily convert a list to XML

Sample Input:
GetListAsXML ( "Value 1¶Value 2¶Value 3" ; "Value" )
Sample Output:
<Value>Value 1</Value>
<Value>Value 2</Value>
<Value>Value 3</Value>


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Description:

Recursive function to convert a list of values (return delimited) to XML syntax

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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I'm not sure why this would be needed, but if so, it can be calculated directly without recursion:

Let ( [
openTag = "<" & elementName & ">" ;
closeTag = "<" & elementName & "/>"
] ;
openTag & Substitute ( listOfValues ; ¶ ; closeTag & ¶ & openTag ) & closeTag
)

comment, VR
August 06, 2009 7:37am

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