Updating xml using xpath

XMLStarlet is open source freeware under MIT license which allows free use and distribution for both commercial and non-commercial projects.We welcome any user's feedback on this project which would greatly help us to improve its quality.Comments, suggestions, feature requests, bug reports can be done via Source Forge project web site (see XMLStarlet Sourceforge forums, or XMLStarlet mailing list) is one of: ed (or edit) - Edit/Update XML document(s) sel (or select) - Select data or query XML document(s) (XPATH, etc) tr (or transform) - Transform XML document(s) using XSLT val (or validate) - Validate XML document(s) (well-formed/DTD/XSD/Relax NG) fo (or format) - Format XML document(s) el (or elements) - Display element structure of XML document c14n (or canonic) - XML canonicalization ls (or list) - List directory as XML esc (or escape) - Escape special XML characters unesc (or unescape) - Unescape special XML characters pyx (or xmln) - Convert XML into PYX format (based on ESIS - ISO 8879) p2x (or depyx) - Convert PYX into XML are: -q or --quiet - no error output --doc-namespace - extract namespace bindings from input doc (default) --no-doc-namespace - don't extract namespace bindings from input doc --version - show version --help - show help Wherever file name mentioned in command help it is assumed that URL can be used instead as well.

If you just interested in structure but not order of the elements you can use -u switch combined with 'el' option.

In default mapping, the The following updategram updates the employee last name to Fuller in the Person. The updategram does not specify any mapping schema; therefore, the updategram uses default mapping.

block provides only the Contact ID column; therefore, the updategram uses only the value to search for the record.

XMLStarlet is linked statically to both libxml2 and libxslt, so generally all you need to process XML documents is one executable file.

To run Xml Starlet utility you can simple type 'xml' on command line and see list of options available.

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