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How do I parse QML data into an MS Access table?

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I need to parse QML (Question Markup Language) formatted data into a database table. My data are already in Access but they are in a single field, separated by QML tags. I need to get the QML formatted data in into a database table (i.e., broken into fields). I found a website that provided an XML Schema Definition (XSD) of QML but I don't know how to apply the schema to extract the data I have into a format I can use.  Can anyone help? Here is the link for the XML Schema: http://www.questionmark.com/us/qml/index.aspx. The schema file was not accepted as an attachment.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 2000 total points
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Looks to me as if you'll have to build your own QML parser. Seems that all the major elements are delimited by xs:<some name>, with various minor elements and properties. I did a quick search and didnt find anything, but you may be able to with a more thorough search.
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Thank you for the help. Not sure how I'll handle my situation. I am in between having only enough data to warrant someone manually capturing the data and not having enough project money to allow my group to develop a parser, even though this issue will probably come up again in the future.  When I get a chance I'll do a more thorough search to see if anything else is out there. Thanks again!
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