Write XML file using VBScript

Dear All,
How can write XML file ( "attributes" format only ) using msxml + VBScript driven from DB.
Full code example will be appreciated.

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here you go!!!!

<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data.OleDb" %>

<script language="VB" runat="server">

  Sub Page_Load(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)

    Dim strConnection As String
    Dim strSQL        As String
    Dim objDataSet    As New DataSet()
    Dim objConnection As OleDbConnection
    Dim objAdapter    As OleDbDataAdapter

    ' set the connection and query details
    strConnection = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; " & _
                    "Data Source=" & Server.MapPath("db1.mdb")
    strSQL = "SELECT count(field1) as field1, field2 FROM table group by filed2 order by field2;"

    ' open the connection and set the command
    objConnection = New OledbConnection(strConnection)
    objAdapter = New OledbDataAdapter(strSQL, objConnection)

    ' fill the dataset with the data
    objAdapter.Fill(objDataSet, "Employees")

       'tells it where to store the info from the table you selected above
       'gives you a button to view the xml file you just created
    Response.Write("<a href='chartme.xml'>View XML file</a>")

  End Sub


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ethar1Author Commented:
can you please elaborate a bit?
when I try to execute this vbs using : cscript s.vbs, it give an error :
H:\Web\s.vbs(1, 1) Microsoft VBScript compilation error: Expected statement

I change the strConnection to the appropriate one.
strSQL = "Select * from dailyreport"

what is this :
objAdapter.Fill(objDataSet, "Employees")

please provide your sql statement or fields to be included in the xml file and your db table(s) list of fields
ethar1Author Commented:
   strSQL = "Select ReportID, PersonalContact , UserFav from dailyreport"
Create xsl file. name it report.xsl

report.xsl file content:

<?xml version='1.0'?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl">
  <xsl:template match="/">
    .fr1  { width: 30em; }
    BODY       { margin:0px; width: 30em;
                 font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: smaller;}
    P          { margin-top: .5em; margin-bottom: .25em; }
    HR         { color: #888888; }
    .H1        { color: #660033; font-weight: bold; vertical-align: top; }
    .Param     { font-size: smaller; vertical-align: top; }
    .tagline   { font-style: italic; font-size: smaller; text-align: right; }
    .body      { text-align: justify; background-color: linen; }
    .dingbat   { font-family: WingDings; font-style: normal; font-size: xx-small; }
    .person    { font-weight: bold; }
    .label     { font-weight: bold; }
    .self      { font-style: italic; font-size: smaller;}
    #menu      { border: 2px solid black; padding: 1em; background-color: #888833; }
    .menutext  { color: #FFFFDD; font-family: Times, serif; font-style: italic;
                 vertical-align: top; text-align:center; }
    .menuhead  { color: #FFFFDD; font-family: Times, serif; font-weight: bold;
                 vertical-align: top; text-align:center; margin-bottom: .5em; }

    <xsl:for-each select="Report">
        <TABLE border="1" cellspacing="1" callpadding="1">
            <TD bgcolor="ff00ff">Report ID</TD>
            <TD bgcolor="ff00ff">Contact</TD>
            <TD bgcolor="ff00ff">User Fav</TD>
            <TD width="160"><xsl:value-of select="ID" /></TD>
            <xsl:for-each select="Quota">
            <TD width="120"><xsl:value-of select="Contact" /></TD>
            <TD width="120"><xsl:value-of select="Fav" /></TD>

****************your asp file below*****
  'Create XMLDOM Object
  Dim xmldoc
  Set xmldoc = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLDOM")

  If (xmldoc.childNodes.length = 0) Then
    ' Build the XML document
    Set root = xmldoc.createNode("element", "Reports", "")

    xmldoc.appendChild (root)

    ' Queries the database for customer data
    Sql = "SELECT ReportID, PersonalContact , UserFav from dailyreport"
    Set rs = conn.Execute(Sql)

    'Loop through the recordset
    Do While Not rs.EOF
      Set onode = xmldoc.createNode("element", "Record", "")
      xmldoc.documentElement.appendChild (onode)
      Set inode = xmldoc.createNode("element", "ID", "")
      inode.Text = rs.fields(0)
      onode.appendChild (inode)

      Set child = xmldoc.createNode("element", "Contact", "")
        child.Text = rs.fields(1)
        inode.appendChild (child)
        Set child = xmldoc.createNode("element", "Fav", "")
        child.Text = rs.fields(2)
        inode.appendChild (child)

    Set rs = Nothing
  End If

  'Save the XML doc
  xmldoc.save server.mappath("report.xml")

  '------ DISPLAY THE XML DATA ------------
  ' Linking XML and XSL together
  sourceFile = Server.MapPath("report.xml")
  styleFile = Server.MapPath("report.xsl")
  set source = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLDOM")
  source.async = false
  set style = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLDOM")
  style.async = false
  Response.Write source.transformNode(style)
Dont' forget to include your database connection in the asp file above

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ethar1Author Commented:
dear YZlat , thanks , but wot I want is creat xml document regardless database structure.
Go through these links...


OR Simply use the save method of ado...

Set objRS=objConn.Execute ("Select * from <Table>")
objRS.Save Server.MapPath("test.xml"), 1
' MORE REFERENCE ON SAVE METHOD @ http://www.w3schools.com/ado/met_rs_save.asp
response.Write "Data Successfully Saved"

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