Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Thanks for responding.I was not aware of XPathContext module in LibXML. I was trying to use XML::XPath directly and got into an infinite loop of installation issues which I could not get past.

I will try using this approach. Basically, I have to create a array of nodes for the path:

$parser = XML::LibXML->new; $dom = $parser->parse_file($file); $root = $dom->getDocumentElement; $dom->setDocumentElement($root); my $xc = XML::LibXML::XPathContext->new($file); my @nodes=$xc->findnodes('//Article//Part//Sect//H5[ contains(.,"I +nclude")]',$dom); if (@nodes) { $count = $xc->findvalue('count(//Article//Part//Sect//LI)',$dom); print $count; }

Am I on the right track? Anything I'm missing?

Thanks much.

In reply to Re^2: XML parsing and Lists by madbee
in thread XML parsing and Lists by madbee

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and all is quiet...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others rifling through the Monastery: (4)
    As of 2018-04-21 10:53 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?