Mmcolli00 Mom wrote:
> Hi
>
> I don't understand how to output the exact data that I need from my xml
> document. I only need to get 2 data elements per xml segment, however I
> am getting the whole xml segment. Will you show me how to do this?
>
> <AnimalXML>
> - <FID="28">
>   <Field FieldId="0" Field1="" Path="/Docs/Animal/Cat" Attribute="Fur"
> />
>   <Field FieldId="10" Field1="ACC" Path="/Docs/Animail/Dog"
> Attribute="Fur" />
>   <Field FieldId="11" Field1="ACC_DATE" Path="/Docs/Animal/Bird"
> Attribute="Feather" />
>
>
> I am getting this:
> <Field FieldId="11" Field1="ACC_DATE" Path="/Docs/Animal/Bird"
> ...
>
> This is what I need the output to look like:
> Cat Fur
> Dog Fur
> Bird Feather
>
> #******************************************
> require 'rexml/document'
> include REXML
> f = File.new("AnimalXML.xml")
> doc = Document.new(f)
>
> #below ex. outputs the whole xml segment
> fields = XPath.match(doc, "//Field FieldId")
> puts fields
>
> #below ex. does same as above, shows whole xml segment
> doc.elements.each("*/Field FieldId") { |element| puts
> element.attribute['Path']}
>   
Call me suspicious, but are you trying to get us to do your homework for 
you?

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