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# 1  
Old 11-20-2013
Reading XML file and extracting value

Dear All,

I am reading one XML file to extract value from the particular tag:-
Sample xml is below:-
Code:
 
<KeyValuePairs>
<Key>TestString</Key>
<Value>Test12_Pollings</Value>
</KeyValuePairs>

I want to read the value for the KEY tag and there will be multiple key tags :-

Code:
 
awk '/<Key>/ { print }' Test.xml

Output

Code:
 
 <Key>Shared_Value</Key>

I want output only as

Code:
 
Shared_Value

without the Key tags

Last edited by sharsour; 11-20-2013 at 10:57 AM.. Reason: Put under code tag
# 2  
Old 11-20-2013
Code:
awk -F'[<>]' '/<Key>/{print $3}' Test.xml

# 3  
Old 11-20-2013
Using Sed

Try the below command

Code:
sed -n 's/<Key>\(.*\)<\/Key>/\1/p' filename


Last edited by Scrutinizer; 11-20-2013 at 11:51 AM.. Reason: code tags
# 4  
Old 11-20-2013
For parsing xml file, i use the command xpath

Code:
xpath file.xml  //KeyValuePairs/Key/text\(\)

# 5  
Old 11-20-2013
Try:

Code:
$ echo "<Key>Shared_Value</Key>" | grep -Po '(?<=<Key>).*(?=</Key>)'
Shared_Value

OR

Code:
$ echo "<Key>Shared_Value</Key>" | awk 'gsub(/<Key>|<\/Key>/,x)'
Shared_Value


Last edited by Akshay Hegde; 11-20-2013 at 01:54 PM..

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