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Background documentation Node Types for XML Files Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Below is an overview of node types used in the Data Medium Exchange Engine (DMEE) for defining outgoing DME files in the format of XML files:

Node

Use

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Represents one line of an XML file; can contain a value itself, or it can be used to group elements as subnodes

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Used: 1) to output more than one value to a single element, or 2) to control which value is output to an element (based on conditions)

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Element that is not output to a target file; it stores values that are used in other tree nodes (elements, atoms) by a reference to this node

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Represents a subnode of an element; provides detailed information for an element; can contain atoms as subnodes (for example, to map conditions)

 

 

 

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