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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:-

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

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



I want output only as


without the Key tags

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

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Old 11-20-2013
Using Sed

Try the below command

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

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

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

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Old 11-20-2013

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


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

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

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