XMLNode.SelectSingleNode procedure builder

XMLNode.SelectSingleNode (Word)

Returns an XMLNode object that represents the first child element that matches the XPath parameter within the specified XML element.

SelectSingleNode (XPath, PrefixMapping, FastSearchSkippingTextNodes)

Dim strXPath As String: strXPath =  
Dim xmlSelectSingleNode As XMLNode
Set xmlSelectSingleNode = ActiveDocument.SelectSingleNode.SelectSingleNode(XPath:=strXPath)


The following argument is required

XPath (String) - Specifies a valid XPath string. For more information on XPath, see the XPath reference documentation on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site.

Optional arguments

The following arguments are optional

PrefixMapping (String) - Provides the prefix in the schema against which to perform the search. Use the PrefixMapping parameter if your XPath parameter uses names to search for elements.

FastSearchSkippingTextNodes (Boolean) - True skips all text nodes while searching for the specified node. False includes text nodes in the search. Default value is False.