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AnnualSales to the expression for the typed column. In the following example, an XML instance is stored in a variable of xml type. You can also retrieve an attribute value, rather than an element value, by specifying the name of the attribute in your element path.
By default each row in the result set is mapped to a row subelement and each input expression is mapped to a subelement of the row subelement. As the following syntax illustrates, when you call the value method, you must specify the XQuery expression and the Transact-SQL data type for the returned data:.
Parent topic: PUT file: Notice that to retrieve the value I used a period to reference the current context node and the text node function to retrieve only the element values, as shown in the following results:.
I greatly appreciate any response Gonzalo. The exist method lets you test for the existence of an element or one of its values.
The "id" attribute of the element at the first 0 and second 1 index in the array of child elements in the root element. To use an XML method, you call it in association with the database object configured with the XML data type, as the following syntax illustrates: The way that XML needs to be queried may be the biggest deterrent, which will be a benefit as querying XML is not very performant.
Actually you're close to your goal, you just need to use nodes method to split your rows and then get values: Most resources only use xml querying for filtering and selection, rather than reading values. It worked best for me.
I've added spaces in my xml string, just to make it easier to read. How can i insert an outer tag in a select no depending of any column? Based on those examples, it might seem that retrieving XML data is similar to retrieving objects configured with other data types.