Query XML

Use the Query XML actionA tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to query specific information from an XML (Extensible Markup Language) content. You can use this action to read an XML file.

Note: This is an external action and may execute on servers running outside your data centerCentralized locations used to house servers used by Nintex for remote storage, processing, or distribution of data. Nintex has a number of regional data centers available for Nintex for Office 365. For information about Nintex data centers and where your data center is located, contact your Nintex account or territory manager. region. Before implementing, consider performance and regional concerns where digital boundaries are an issue. For more information, see In-tenant and external actions.

Before you start 

Add and configure the Query XML action

In the Designer:

  1. Click the Integration action group in the action toolbox.
  2. or

    Type the action name or function in the Search field at the top of the action toolbox.

  1. Drag the Query XML action to the designer canvas.
  2. Open the Action configuration window. For steps on how to open the Action configuration window, see Action configuration window.
  1. Specify the XML source that contains the data you want to query.
  2. Type the XPath query. For more information, see the table with field descriptions given below.
  3. Click Save.

For more information on the fields and buttons, see Query XML action fields, buttons and settings.