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Name

loadXML()

Examples
// The following short XML file called "mammals.xml" is parsed 
// in the code below. It must be in the project's "data" folder.
//
// <?xml version="1.0"?>
// <mammals>
//   <animal id="0" species="Capra hircus">Goat</animal>
//   <animal id="1" species="Panthera pardus">Leopard</animal>
//   <animal id="2" species="Equus zebra">Zebra</animal>
// </mammals>

XML xml;

void setup() {
  xml = loadXML("mammals.xml");
  XML[] children = xml.getChildren("animal");

  for (int i = 0; i < children.length; i++) {
    int id = children[i].getInt("id");
    String coloring = children[i].getString("species");
    String name = children[i].getContent();
    println(id + ", " + coloring + ", " + name);
  }
}

// Sketch prints:
// 0, Capra hircus, Goat
// 1, Panthera pardus, Leopard
// 2, Equus zebra, Zebra
Description Reads the contents of a file or URL and creates an XML object with its values. If a file is specified, it must be located in the sketch's "data" folder. The filename parameter can also be a URL to a file found online.

All files loaded and saved by the Processing API use UTF-8 encoding. If you need to load an XML file that's not in UTF-8 format, see the developer's reference for the XML object.
Syntax
loadXML(filename)
Parameters
filename String: name of a file in the data folder or a URL.
ReturnsXML
RelatedXML
parseXML()
saveXML()
loadBytes()
loadStrings()
loadTable()
Updated on August 17, 2018 03:36:30pm EDT

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