Subject:Houston we have a problem Author:David Grow Date:17 Mar 2010 04:38 PM Originally Posted: 17 Mar 2010 04:37 PM
OK. Before anyone jumps on me, I'm fairly new to XML, so please go easy on me. Here is my basic project.
I have an SQL job that runs a query. I want to e-mail the query results out via HTML e-mail. I am outputting the results to XML. I have created an XML Schema and an XML document with the required fields using visual studio. I am trying to create an template (XSLT) which for the XML document to follow that it looks all nice and pretty.
I was browing through the web and saw that stylus studio has a WYSIWYG editor for xslt. The tag line is you create the html document and we'll writet the xslt code. I thought...wow, that's for me. So, I purchased.
I started a new project and have the XML document in the project with the schema applied. I created a new xslt document in the project. I get a nice window with some basic header code, but that's it. OK, Vern...where the heck is my WYSIWYG? Some little varmit done run off with it!
So, what the heck do I do next. Maybe I'm misunderstanding the whole shootin match. I went to this here website for support and I see pictures of what I want to do (add elements, etc) from the tables. However, when I go to the xlst editor in stylus studio I don't see any of my information (tables, elements, etc) available.
Do I have to write my own xlst code? Holy friggin cow...I could have done that (well, maybe not) without spending the cash on this here program.
Somebody help an old soul who is in over his head. And the first one that says I need to read some other post or book is going to get whooped. :)
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