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XMLTools[GetAttribute] - retrieve the value of an attribute from an XML element

Calling Sequence

GetAttribute(xmlTree, attrName)

Parameters

xmlTree

-

Maple XML tree; XML element

attrName

-

string; attribute name

Description

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The GetAttribute(xmlTree, attrName) command retrieves the value of the attribute attrName from the XML element xmlTree as a Maple equation.  If the specified attribute is not present, then the value FAIL is used as the right-hand side of the returned equation.

  

Note: The presence of an attribute with a given name is tested by using HasAttribute.

Examples

withXMLTools:

GetAttributeXMLElementa,b=c,some text,b

b=c

(1)

GetAttributeXMLElementa,b=c,some text,d

d=FAIL

(2)

See Also

XMLTools, XMLTools[Attributes], XMLTools[HasAttribute], XMLTools[XMLElement]


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