The list command


list expression

Outputs a representation of the result of the expression.

If a node is selected, it is shown as a path (for example DOC/SECTION[3]/PARA[2]), preceded by a line number if one is available.

If an atomic value is selected, its string value is displayed.

Line numbers are available in documents loaded directly from filestore, but not in documents constructed using commands such as rename or delete.


Given a source document:

<cities> <city name="Berlin" country="DE"/> <city name="Paris" country="FR"/> <city name="Rome" country="IT"/> </cities>

The command:

list //city[@name='Paris']