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MSXML2.DOMDocument Parser Question

Posted on 2004-04-16
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I am relatively new to XML and I have installed SQLXML on my sql web server.  I have got it to return the results of a query in xml format.  I need to then take the results and loop through them to display them in a manner I want.  Here is the xml that is returned.  I want to loop through each row and put the value of QTR in a variable and Start_Date into a variable and End_Date into a variable.  Process them and loop to the next row.  I am using MSXML2.DOMDocument to parse the XML any help with VB code would be appreciated.  Thanks

  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
- <root>
  <qtr_detail QTR="2003-Q1" Start_Date="2002-12-29T00:00:00" End_Date="2003-03-29T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2003-Q2" Start_Date="2003-03-30T00:00:00" End_Date="2003-06-28T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2003-Q3" Start_Date="2003-06-29T00:00:00" End_Date="2003-09-27T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2003-Q4" Start_Date="2003-09-28T00:00:00" End_Date="2004-01-03T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2004-Q1" Start_Date="2004-01-04T00:00:00" End_Date="2004-04-03T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2004-Q2" Start_Date="2004-04-04T00:00:00" End_Date="2004-07-03T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2004-Q3" Start_Date="2004-07-04T00:00:00" End_Date="2004-10-02T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2004-Q4" Start_Date="2004-10-03T00:00:00" End_Date="2005-01-01T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2005-Q1" Start_Date="2005-01-02T00:00:00" End_Date="2005-04-02T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2005-Q2" Start_Date="2005-04-03T00:00:00" End_Date="2005-07-02T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2005-Q3" Start_Date="2005-07-03T00:00:00" End_Date="2005-10-01T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2005-Q4" Start_Date="2005-10-02T00:00:00" End_Date="2005-12-31T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2006-Q1" Start_Date="2006-01-01T00:00:00" End_Date="2006-04-01T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2006-Q2" Start_Date="2006-04-02T00:00:00" End_Date="2006-07-01T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2006-Q3" Start_Date="2006-07-02T00:00:00" End_Date="2006-09-30T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2006-Q4" Start_Date="2006-10-01T00:00:00" End_Date="2006-12-30T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2007-Q1" Start_Date="2006-12-31T00:00:00" End_Date="2007-03-31T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2007-Q2" Start_Date="2007-04-01T00:00:00" End_Date="2007-06-30T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2007-Q3" Start_Date="2007-07-01T00:00:00" End_Date="2007-09-29T00:00:00" />
  <qtr_detail QTR="2007-Q4" Start_Date="2007-09-30T00:00:00" End_Date="2007-12-29T00:00:00" />
  </root>
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by:plq
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set a reference in your project to the DOM

then try this...

dim doc as new DomDocument
dim nod as IXMLDOMNode

for each nod in doc.childNodes(0)
  msgbox nod.nodeName & " " & nod.attributes.getNamedItem("QTR").text
next

sorry I didn't test it
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by:wilnah
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Sorry to sound dumb but this is the code I have to set the dom object .  I get an error object does not support this property or method.  Thanks for your help.

Dim xmlHttp
Set xmlHttp = CreateObject("Msxml2.XMLHTTP")
sql = "http://localhost/sqlxml?SQL=SELECT+*+FROM+qtr_detail+FOR+XML+AUTO&root=root"
xmlHttp.Open "Get", sql, False
xmlHttp.setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
xmlHttp.Send
Dim doc As New DOMDocument
Dim nod As IXMLDOMNode
doc.loadXML xmlHttp.responsetext
 
For Each nod In doc.childNodes(0) 'THIS IS WHERE THE ERROR POPS'
      MsgBox nod.nodeName & " " & nod.Attributes.getNamedItem("QTR").Text
Next
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ooops. Well I did say I didn't test it !!!

It should have been...

For Each nod In doc.childNodes(0).childNodes

a step close anyway
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