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Whitebeam Object Definition

Method Description

XmlTag.findId()

Search for XML tags with a specific ID.

Syntax

XmlTag.XmlTagArray = XmlTag.findId(tagName)

Parameters

The 'XmlTag.findId' method takes 1 parameter:

Name Type/Value Range/Length Description
tagNamestring  Required. The string ID XML tags for which to search.

Results

The 'XmlTag.findId' method returns an array of structure:

Type/Value Range/Length Description
struct XmlTag.XmlTag see definition Array of XmlTag objects.

Remarks

Search an XML subtree from the selected element for all tags for which the string parameter matches the value of their ID parameter. The 'id' can have been set using either tag.mark() or the rb:id attribure in Whitebeam Presentation Pages.

Example

Consider the following call:

var tags = parser.root.findId("kodak");

Applied to the following document:

<doc>
   <product name="camera" rb:id="kodak">
      <price value="100" units='UKP">
   </price>
   <product name="video">
      <price value="249.95" units='UKP">
   </price>
</doc>

The call 'find' call will yield a JavaScript array containing a single element that reference the first product element.

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