Searching multiple XML files

Posted on 2003-03-06
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I intend to use multiple XML files as a data source and would like to be able to search across these files to see which match up with my input search criteria (i.e. the search criteria should match up with element values in some of the XML files).

Each XML file will be used to store manuscript text and will also contain basic info about the manuscript e.g. author, date etc. What I would like to do is to search across the XML files to list all those meeting my input criteria e.g. all those written by the specified author.

Is there an easy way of doing this? (I will probably be using ASP and possibly XML DOM).
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Thanks for the link. However, I ended up doing it by creating an index file which contained the search criteria values e.g. author date etc plus a link to the appropriate manuscript XML file.

Cheers anyway.
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Good you find a solution.
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Thanks for this avner.

Can you tell me how I close the question?


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