Update XML

Use the Update XML action A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to update a specific data in an XML (Extensible Markup Language) source.

Note: This is an external action and may execute on servers running outside your data center Centralized 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 Update XML action

  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 Update 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.
  3. Select the XML source.
  4. Specify the XPath query. For more guidance on Xpath query expressions, see the field descriptions table below.
  5. Select an option for the Selected nodes action.
  6. Click Save.

For more information about the fields, buttons and settings, see Update XML fields, buttons, and settings