Scenario Properties Processor Tab (XQuery)

By default, Stylus Studio uses its own processor to process XQuery. You use the Processor tab of the Scenario Properties dialog box to specify the XQuery processor you want to use. Default values for these fields come from the values specified in the Processor Settings page in the Options dialog box. See Processor Settings (XQuery).

You can display the Scenario Properties dialog box from the XQuery Editor (XQuery Source tab or Mapper tab). Click the Browse button ( ) at the top of the editor, or select Create Scenario from the scenario drop-down list.


Existing Scenarios

Lists the scenarios that are defined for the current XQuery. To view the processor settings for a given scenario, click the name of the scenario.


Drop-down list that displays available processors for XQuery. The debugging symbol changes based on whether or not the processor you have selected supports back-mapping and debugging. The following table summarizes the available processors and whether or not they support back-mapping and debugging.

*If you specify an external processor, you use the Server Settings button to specify the port number on which you want Stylus Studio to listen for messages coming from the processor.

Use Stylus Studio URI Resolver

Whether or not you want to enable the Stylus Studio URI Resolver, which allows the processor to resolve URIs associated with file systems peculiar to Stylus Studio (like the file system for XMl conversions, for example). This setting is applicable only to Java-based processors.

Custom Processor Settings

Command line, path, and pathname settings for the custom XQuery processor. These fields are available only if you select Custom from the Processor drop-down list.

Command line

Command line for executing an external XQuery processor you define. The command line must show where to use the three arguments: %1 is the XML source file, %2 is the XQuery, %3 is the result document. For example: myXQprocessor -style %2 -source %1 -out %3, or myXQprocessor %1 %2 %3.


Specifies any path information that is required to run your custom processor and that is not already defined in your PATH environment variable.


Specifies any directories that your processor must access and that are not already defined in your CLASSPATH environment variable.

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Creating an XQuery Scenario

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