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XMLNode

version 1.6.0.1 (14.9 KB) by Jarrod Rivituso
MATLAB class that allows you to use XPath to navigate and extract data from an XML document.

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Updated 1 Sep 2016

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Using XMLNode, you can read an XML document into MATLAB as an XMLNode object. This object allows you to navigate and extract data from the XML document using XPath queries.
For example, in the XML document of colors (colors.xml)
<colors>
<color>
<name>red</name>
<hex>FF0000</hex>
</color>
<color>
<name>green</name>
<hex>00FF00</hex>
</color>
<color>
<name>blue</name>
<hex>0000FF</hex>
</color>
</colors>
you could obtain the green hex node using
>> n = XMLNode('colors.xml')
>> n.colors.color(2).hex

or

>> n = XMLNode('colors.xml')
>> n('colors/color[2]/hex')

To extract traditional MATLAB arrays instead of returning XMLNode objects, use {} indexing.

>> n = XMLNode('colors.xml')
>> greenHex = n{'colors/color[2]/hex'}

Supports namespaces and various character encodings.

If you have enhancement suggestions or if you find a bug, please leave a comment :)

Cite As

Jarrod Rivituso (2022). XMLNode (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/34711-xmlnode), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2011b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
Acknowledgements

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