Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

XMLEncode ( data )

XML Encode Data with HTML equivalents

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

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  Sample input:
XMLEncode ( "Smith & Barney" )
  Sample output:
Smith & Barney

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

This custom function can be used to encode data passed via XML to it's HTML equivalent when for use with remote services. Note that the data itself should be encoded, not the whole XML string.

set field "XML" =
""& XMLEncode( "Smith & Barney" ) &""



Björn   Björn, Sweden
Mar 22, 2011
Works like a charm but there is a typo in the sample output, the function returns the correct "Smith & Barney"

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