Executes the given commands for all elements in the data XML file that match the contents of the attribute select.

Child elements

Action, AddSearchpath, Attribute, B, Barcode, Bookmark, Br, Column, Columns, Copy-of, DefineColor, DefineFontalias, DefineFontfamily, DefineTextformat, Element, Fontface, ForAll, Frame, Group, HSpace, Hyphenation, I, Image, Include, Initial, InsertPages, Layout, Li, LoadDataset, LoadFontfile, Loop, Message, NewPage, NextFrame, NextRow, Options, Output, Pageformat, Paragraph, PlaceObject, PositioningArea, PositioningFrame, ProcessNode, SaveDataset, SavePages, SetGrid, SetVariable, SortSequence, Span, Sub, Sup, Switch, Table, TableNewPage, Tablehead, Tablerule, Td, Tr, Trace, U, Until, Value, While

Parent elements

AtPageCreation, AtPageShipout, B, Case, Color, Columns, Contents, Element, Fontface, ForAll, I, Li, Loop, NoBreak, Otherwise, Pagetype, Paragraph, Record, SaveDataset, SavePages, SetVariable, Span, Table, Tablefoot, Td, Text, Textblock, Tr, U, URL, Ul, Until, While


limit (number, optional)
Limits the number of children to the given number.
select (XPath expression)
Selects the child elements from the data XML
start (number, optional, since version 2.3.67)
The first entry to process. Default is 1.


<Record element="data">
      <ForAll select="entry">
        <Tr><Td><Paragraph><Value select="string(.)"/></Paragraph></Td></Tr>
Creates a table row for all elements entry in the data element data. The data XML should look similar to this:

See also

The section about Structure of the data file and the layout rules.