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XML data stored in text field

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi there, I need to extract XML data stored as text from any number of given rows of a table. The stored XML data typically looks like this: In the ATTRIBUTES field from NODEMEATADATA table <T41><A93>S46 SE Trade &amp; Investment</A93><A35>3284</A35><A84>28 November 2008</A84><A33>S Polkinghorn Bband</A33><A46>S46 0501-KEYF Keyfort Limited</A46><A89>400.68</A89><A90>0</A90><A88>400.68</A88><A66>560200 Broadband</A66><A70>ITAC</A70><A54>N/A</A54><A86 /><A87>Awaiting Posting</A87><A91>Mashudul Karim</A91><A94>Chris Burchell</A94><A92 /></T41> I need to be able to extract the invoice numbers from any number of rows based on a WHERE clause that referes to another column of a date/time format. The invoice numbers are with the <A35>****</A35> tags What I have noticed in the table is that element is not always the same. SOme are <T41> some <T6> or <T7> which I think might have something to do with the document status within the <A87> tags. If possible I need to pick up within multiple elements. I then need to add this to my current simple query: SELECT METAID, CONVERT(VARCHAR(10), CAST(CAST(CREATEDON AS VARCHAR) AS DATETIME), 103) AS 'CREATED', FROM N

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