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Hi

I have a column in my table which contains xml tags as follows

<customerdetail>
<customer>Test</customer>

how to validate the tags using sql
Posted 19-Nov-12 2:01am

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Solution 1

Try this
declare @xmlString VARCHAR(MAX) =' <customerdetail>
<customer>Test</customer>
  <detail>Test Detail
  <price />
</detail></customerdetail>'
 
SELECT CAST(@xmlString AS XML)

If above code returns any error then you can confirm the XML is invalid. If not it is valid.
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