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Parsing a Data Structure

You can convert a Data Structure XML document into a PHP array by using the function \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::xml2array(). The reverse transformation is achieved using \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::array2xml().

If the Data Structure uses referenced sheets, for example


Additional operations must be performed to resolve the sheet's content. See class FlexFormTools.