Updating a Sample Document Using the Grid Tab

This section provides instructions for updating the your-quotes.xml document using the Grid tab of the XML Editor. The Grid tab is useful for displaying structured data. It is a convenient way to view a document that contains multiple instances of the same type of element, for example.

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To update XML document using the Grid tab:
1. If it is not already open, open your-quotes.xml.

See Opening a Sample XML Document if you need help with this step.

2. At the bottom of the XML Editor window, click the Grid tab.

Stylus Studio displays a table that contains the XML data.

The left most column, with the Tag Name heading, contains the children of the <ticker> element. The remaining columns contain the grandchildren of the <ticker> element. The heading of each column identifies the element name - company, symbol, and so on.

The row is highlighted in blue.

4. Click the Insert row after ( ) button.

A new instance of the <quote> element is added to the document. The cursor is placed in the <company> element cell.

Stylus Studio creates the value for the <company> subelement.

6. Press Tab (or use the right arrow key) to move the cursor to the next cell in the row.
7. Repeat step 5 and step 6 to create values for the <symbol> and <exchange> subelements.
8. If you want, you can continue to add the data contained in a quote element.
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