sm_*xml_import_file

Import data from an XML file

int sm_xml_import_file (char *filename);
int sm_n_xml_import_file (char *filename, char *gsd);
int sm_obj_xml_import_file (char *filename, int *objid);

filename
The name of the XML file.

gsd
An expression indicating the screen or LDB receiving the XML import. For example, @screen_num(-1) specifies the next to top screen on the form stack, and @ldb("customer_xml.scr") specifies the customer_xml.scr screen in the LDB.

objid
An object id indicating the screen or LDB receiving the XML import.

Returns

Description

sm_xml_import_file reads the specified XML file and updates the specified objects. In order for the XML import to work, the tags associated with widgets and their corresponding containers must match the tags in the XML file. For more information on using these functions, see Chapter 22, "Using XML Data," in the Application Development Guide.