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Extracting cdata from xml file ( if_ixml_cdata_section )

Hello,

We will receive xml files containing product data that I want to upload into the sales text of our materials in JP28.

Using the iXML library with T_FILE_PARSE program as an example I can easily extract most fields but the problem is that one field has paragraphs of text in CData. Using the code bellow I can extract some of the data as a string but it's too short to get everything.

case node->get_type( ).
      when if_ixml_node=>co_node_cdata_section.
        break grainneq.

        text = node->get_value( ).
        write: / 'CDATA:'.
        write at indent text color col_group inverse.

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    Posted on Aug 18, 2011 at 05:03 AM

    This is the XML file tag I'm concerned with

    <longDescription><![CDATA[This chapter contains blah blah blah goes on for a few paragraphs

    .......................................

    .......................................

    ]]></longDescription>

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      My bad, text was in fact receiving the full string (I thought it was truncating).

      So I've just added a function module to split the string into lines that the CREATE_TEXT fm can handle.

      Both responses were helpful so I've awarded points....although the question was probably confusing to you as the data was there along:)

      Thanks for the quick response in any case.

      when if_ixml_node=>co_node_cdata_section.
              
              text = node->get_value( ).
      
              call function 'SWA_STRING_SPLIT'
                exporting
                  input_string           = text
                  max_component_length   = 132
                tables
                  string_components      = swastrtab.

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