XPath String Functions
by Željko Filipin
I have XML that looks like this.
I need to get value of
hash attribute (
BF8E8F60E722E92C7ED8303916591AB4). I know the value of
m url parameter (inside
url attribute) (
7fb83717-9606-4022-bd4e-67b6f6582ada), but I do not know the value of
code url parameter.
I know how to get attribute of a tag when I know another attribute of that tag. For example, if I knew
hash attribute and needed
url attribute, I would do it like this:
But, I know only part of
url attribute. Of course, this does not work (because
I have heard that there are XPath string functions, but I did not understand how to use them, or would it even help in this case.
I have solved this problem with regular expressions, but I guess there must be XPath solution.
Also, I have already asked my colleague to simplify that XML, so I can use it, but that has low priority because I have already solved the problem.
Angrez Singh was kind enough to help me. This is the solution.
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