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Posted on 2013-01-25
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Hello,

I am trying to the data from two nodes... here's my a part of the XML feed:

<PropertiesV1>
  <element>
    <TypeNumber>10</TypeNumber>
    <TypeContents>
      <element>110</element>
    </TypeContents>
  </element>
  <element>
    <TypeNumber>30</TypeNumber>
    <TypeContents>
      <element>385</element>
      <element>393</element>
    </TypeContents>
  </element>
</PropertiesV1>

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The feedback I get works for the first <element>, but when I try to get both <elements> from the second <element> node, I only get the first:

10 110,
30 385,

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The feedback I should get is:
10 110,
30 385,393,

So I'm not picking up the nodes the right way - here's my code, and I know something is wrong here - I just don't know quite how to do it!

	set Property_Details = itemAttrib.SelectNodes("./PropertiesV1/element")

		For Each i In Property_Details
		Type_Code = ""
		Description_Code = ""
		Type_Code = i.SelectSingleNode("./TypeNumber").text
			set Description_Code_List = i.SelectNodes("./TypeContents")
				for Each j In Description_Code_List
				Description_Code = Description_Code & j.SelectSingleNode("./element").text & ","
				next
		Response.Write(Type_Code & " " & Description_Code & "<HR>")			
		next

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Thanks in advance!
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Question by:Nico2011
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try to enumerate the TypeContents' children elements, not just TypeContents
    	set Description_Code_List = i.SelectNodes("./TypeContents/element")
		for Each j In Description_Code_List
    		Description_Code = Description_Code & j.text & ","
   		next

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by:Nico2011
ID: 38818950
Thank you!

One thing - the first comma doesn't appear - any ideas...?
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by:zc2
ID: 38818975
I ran the code and here is the output i got:
10 110,<HR>
30 385,393,<HR>
What comma did you mean?
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by:Nico2011
ID: 38818995
hmm - the one between the 385 and the 393... doesn't show - I get a space instead.

Not to worry, I can use the space to separate the array.

Thanks and have a good weekend.

Best wishes/Nico
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