API16

JTable/toXML

< API16:JTable

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Description

Method to export the JTable instance properties to an XML string.



Syntax

toXML($mapKeysToText=false)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$mapKeysToText false True to map foreign keys to text values.

Returns

string XML string representation of the instance.

Defined in

libraries/joomla/database/table.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.database.table' );

Source Body

public function toXML($mapKeysToText=false)
{
        // Initialise variables.
        $xml = array();
        $map = $mapKeysToText ? ' mapkeystotext="true"' : '';

        // Open root node.
        $xml[] = '<record table="'.$this->_tbl.'"'.$map.'>';

        // Get the publicly accessible instance properties.
        foreach (get_object_vars($this) as $k => $v) {
                // If the value is null or non-scalar, or the field is internal ignore it.
                if (!is_scalar($v) || ($v === null) || ($k[0] == '_')) {
                        continue;
                }

                $xml[] = '      <'.$k.'><![CDATA['.$v.']]></'.$k.'>';
        }

        // Close root node.
        $xml[] = '</record>';

        // Return the XML array imploded over new lines.
        return implode("\n", $xml);
}



Examples

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