Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

_XMLGetValue ( xml ; xpath )

Used to return the value of the xml node specified by the xpath parameter.

  Average rating: 4.0 (50 votes) Log in to vote

Micah Woods   Micah Woods
Scodigo, Inc.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

  Sample input:
_XMLGetValue ( "FredFlintstone" ; "/xml/LastName" )
  Sample output:

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

XPath is a very powerful tool for finding information in an XML document. This function uses PHP code via SmartPill to allow you to use XPath expressions for parsing out values stored in an XML string. If you'd like to know more about XPath, there's a good tutorial here:



bing   bing, zhengzhou
Oct 20, 2014
PHP_Execute ( phpCode )?????is

Log in to post comments.


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

Support this website.

This library has been a free commmunity resource for FileMaker users and developers for 15 years. It receives no funding and has no advertisements. If it has helped you out, I'd really appreciate it if you could contribute whatever you think it's worth:

Under construction. Email me your wish list for improvements.