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Boen ZhouSubject: How to use xquery? :)
Author: Boen Zhou
Date: 17 Aug 2005 10:51 AM
It's my first time to touch xquery and XML. My needs is

Step1. Input a value to a xquery file as external variable from outside
Step2. Use this xquery to search a existing XML file acocording to inputted value, and return result

Q: Which language can do step1? (Javascript?...)
Q: After Step1, how to trigger xquery file to run query?

Your suggestion is appreciated! Thanks.

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Alberto MassariSubject: How to use xquery? :)
Author: Alberto Massari
Date: 22 Aug 2005 03:58 AM
Hi,
the answer to both questions are tied to the specific XQuery engine you are going to use. For instance, if you use the StylusXql.exe processor that ships with Stylus 6 Professional Edition you should do:

StylusXql -param ext_var='1' query.xq

This will assign the number 1 to the external variable ext_var and then will execute the query specified in query.xq.

Hope this helps,
Alberto

 
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