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Posts: 17
Registered: ‎01-07-2010
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read data from xml file

Hi all,


I have an xml file store on my bb.

How can I read data inside tag? I think that one way is using  blackberry.find.FilterExpression(), as the sample below. I don't know how.... but it doesn't matter. I will try!!

function handleOpenedFile(fullPath, blobData) {

    temp = blackberry.utils.blobToString(blobData);

   //var NomeOperatore = blackberry.find.FilterExpression('');

function readPianoViaggi() {
    if (blackberry.io.file.exists(filePath)) {
        blackberry.io.file.copy(filePath, filePath2);
        blackberry.io.file.readFile(filePath, handleOpenedFile);



 my question is: can I read data inside tag using an operation like 

var itemDescription = temp.getElementsByTagName('NomeOperatore')[0].firstChild.data or something similar?



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Re: read data from xml file

[ Edited ]

You would be looking at doing something like the following.. I'm not sure if all of my syntax is correct  Smiley Happy



function readFile() {

function handleOpenedFile(fullPath, blobData)
  var xmlString = blackberry.utils.blobToString(blobData, null);
  var parser = new DOMParser();
  var doc = parser.parseFromString(xmlString, "text/xml");

  var itemDescription = doc.getElementsByTagName('NomeOperatore')[0].firstChild.data;



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New Developer
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎01-07-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: read data from xml file


I've changed only this instruction:


var xmlString = blackberry.utils.blobToString(blobData,"UTF-8");


thanks!!! thanks!!! thanks!!!!