Counting Elements in an xml file
paul at boddie.org.uk
Sat Aug 30 20:17:23 CEST 2008
On 30 Aug, 19:37, Ouray Viney <ovi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> <Testcase execute="true" name="foobar">
> I would like to be able to count the number of TestCases that contain
> the "execute=true" but not the ones that contain "execute=false".
With XPath-capable libraries, it should be enough to execute an XPath
query on the document. For example:
d = libxml2dom.parse(filename)
number_of_cases = d.xpath("count(//Testcase[@execute='true'])")
This applies the XPath count function to all Testcase elements in the
document having an execute attribute with a value of 'true', thus
returning the number of matching elements.
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