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XML without SQL?

troyhalsey
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I know it is possible to access an xml file without using sql...I have done it with basic forms a number of times.

But my big picture goal is to make xml files be my file format for the application I am creating.  Which means that xml files will have a lot of data and sections.  I am trying to figure out how multiple forms with different information and in use at different times can save to the same xml file?  I desperately want to avoid using any servers as I want this application to be 100% stand alone.  So the application is standalone...and one xml file contains all info for a project within the application.  Make sense?  Thanks for your help.

Troy

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http://www.codeproject.com/vb/net/parsefilecode.asp

you dont need sql for XML

You can read and write xml files using the XML namespace.

You can even query it using XPath
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Thanks Mikal...I will read up and see what my next questions will be.

Troy
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