Example Code

XML Example DataPlugin

Products and Environment

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  • Diadem
  • LabVIEW


  • Toolkits and Add-Ons: NI DataFinder Server Edition 2011, LabVIEW DataFinder Toolkit 2011

Code and Documents



This example DataPlugin supports reading / importing of XML files using Microsoft MSXML.


How to Use

This example DataPlugin shows how XML files (Extensible Markup Language) can be read by using Microsoft MSXML. 


1. Download xml_example.zip. 

2. Install the URI file. You can find the VBScript file located at C:\Program Files\National Instruments\Shared\USI\plugins\DataPlugins\XML Example.

3. You can make changes to this file to read your specific XML file.

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