Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetListAsXML ( theList ; Element )

Easily convert a list to XML

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Andy Knasinski   Andy Knasinski - Show more from this author
nrg software, llc.

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  Sample input:
GetListAsXML ( "Value 1¶Value 2¶Value 3" ; "Value" )
  Sample output:
Value 1
Value 2
Value 3

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

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



comment   comment, VR
Aug 6, 2009
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

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