Read XML Node Action
<AMXMLREADNODE XPATH="text" ATTRNAME="text" RESULTVARIABLE="text" />
Retrieves the node value (or attribute value, if specified) located at the location expressed by the XPath and places it into an AutoMate variable.
Specifies the Xpath expression to the XML node in order to read it.
Specifies the XML node's attribute name.
Specifies the variable to receive the node or attribute value.
Specifies the session name to identify the in-memory XML document to use in subsequent XML steps. This allows several in-memory XML documents to be active simultaneously.
This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.
More on setting custom step description
This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.
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All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.
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More on the expression builder
NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.
<AMXMLREADNODE XPATH="/BookStore/Books/Cost" RESULTVARIABLE="NodeValue" />