MapForce resolves QName (qualified name) prefixes (https://www.w3.org/TR/xml-names/#ns-qualnames) when reading data from XML files at mapping execution run-time.
QNames are used to reference and abbreviate namespace URIs in XML instance documents. There are two types of QNames: Prefixed and Unprefixed QNames.
where LocalPart is an Element or Attribute name.
For example, in the listing below, <x:p/> is a QName, where:
•the prefix "x" is an abbreviation of the namespace "http://myCompany.com".
•p is the local part.
MapForce also includes several QName-related functions in the core | QName functions library.