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Is there any xslt generator help to generate an xslt from an xml raw data file + html output?
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by:kennysflau
ID: 24383206
<html>
   <body>
      <table width="640" border="2">
         
            <tr><td>companyKeyOrderNo</td><td>00001</td></tr>
            <tr><td>orderType</td><td>OH</td></tr>
            <tr><td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td><td>6255</td></tr>
            <tr><td>lineNumber</td><td>2.000</td></tr>
            <tr><td>statusCodeLast</td><td>225</td></tr>
            <tr><td>costCenter</td><td>19999</td></tr>
            <tr><td>addressNumber</td><td>32773</td></tr>
            <tr><td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td><td></td></tr>
            <tr><td>descriptionLine1</td><td>Stationery </td></tr>
            <tr><td>orderSuffix</td><td>000</td></tr>
                  <tr><td>identifier2ndItem</td><td>392-00</td></tr>
         
            <tr><td>companyKeyOrderNo</td><td>00001</td></tr>
            <tr><td>orderType</td><td>OH</td></tr>
            <tr><td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td><td>6255</td></tr>
            <tr><td>lineNumber</td><td>1.000</td></tr>
            <tr><td>statusCodeLast</td><td>420</td></tr>
            <tr><td>costCenter</td><td>19999</td></tr>
            <tr><td>addressNumber</td><td>32773</td></tr>
            <tr><td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td><td></td></tr>
            <tr><td>descriptionLine1</td><td>Stationery </td></tr>
            <tr><td>orderSuffix</td><td>000</td></tr>
                  <tr><td>identifier2ndItem</td><td>392-00</td></tr>
             
         <tr><td>companyKeyOrderNo</td><td>00001</td></tr>
         <tr><td>orderType</td><td>OH</td></tr>
         <tr><td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td><td>6244</td></tr>
         <tr><td>lineNumber</td><td>1.000</td></tr>
         <tr><td>statusCodeLast</td><td>280</td></tr>
         <tr><td>costCenter</td><td>19999</td></tr>
         <tr><td>addressNumber</td><td>32324</td></tr>
         <tr><td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td><td></td></tr>
         <tr><td>descriptionLine1</td><td>Printing </td></tr>
         <tr><td>orderSuffix</td><td>000</td></tr>
             <tr><td>identifier2ndItem</td><td>390-00</td></tr>
         
      </table>
   </body>
</html>
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by:kennysflau
ID: 24383208
<env:Envelope
  xmlns:env="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"
  xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"
  xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
  xmlns:ns0="http://oracle.e1.bssv.JPF43111/types/">
 <env:Body>
  <ans1:getF4311ResponseElement
    xmlns:ans1="http://oracle.e1.bssv.JPF43111/"
    xsi:type="ns0:F4311_List">
   <ns0:e1MessageList/>
   <ns0:result
     xsi:type="ns0:F4311_Output">
    <ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>00001</ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>
    <ns0:orderType>OH</ns0:orderType>
    <ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>6255</ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>
    <ns0:lineNumber>2.000</ns0:lineNumber>
    <ns0:statusCodeLast>225</ns0:statusCodeLast>
    <ns0:costCenter> 19999</ns0:costCenter>
    <ns0:addressNumber>32773</ns0:addressNumber>
    <ns0:itemNumberRelatedKit/>
    <ns0:descriptionLine1>Stationery </ns0:descriptionLine1>
    <ns0:orderSuffix>000</ns0:orderSuffix>
    <ns0:identifier2ndItem>392-00 </ns0:identifier2ndItem>
   </ns0:result>
   <ns0:result
     xsi:type="ns0:F4311_Output">
    <ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>00001</ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>
    <ns0:orderType>OH</ns0:orderType>
    <ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>6255</ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>
    <ns0:lineNumber>1.000</ns0:lineNumber>
    <ns0:statusCodeLast>420</ns0:statusCodeLast>
    <ns0:costCenter> 19999</ns0:costCenter>
    <ns0:addressNumber>32773</ns0:addressNumber>
    <ns0:itemNumberRelatedKit/>
    <ns0:descriptionLine1>Stationery </ns0:descriptionLine1>
    <ns0:orderSuffix>000</ns0:orderSuffix>
    <ns0:identifier2ndItem>392-00 </ns0:identifier2ndItem>
   </ns0:result>
   <ns0:result
     xsi:type="ns0:F4311_Output">
    <ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>00001</ns0:companyKeyOrderNo>
    <ns0:orderType>OH</ns0:orderType>
    <ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>6244</ns0:documentOrderInvoiceE>
    <ns0:lineNumber>1.000</ns0:lineNumber>
    <ns0:statusCodeLast>280</ns0:statusCodeLast>
    <ns0:costCenter> 19999</ns0:costCenter>
    <ns0:addressNumber>32324</ns0:addressNumber>
    <ns0:itemNumberRelatedKit/>
    <ns0:descriptionLine1>Printing </ns0:descriptionLine1>
    <ns0:orderSuffix>000</ns0:orderSuffix>
    <ns0:identifier2ndItem>390-00 </ns0:identifier2ndItem>
   </ns0:result>
  </ans1:getF4311ResponseElement>
 </env:Body>
</env:Envelope>
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by:abel
ID: 24383351
How would that XSLT generator look like? XSLT is a programming language and you can do (almost) anything with it in regards to transforming one format into the other. The output can be XML, HTML, Text, and with XSLT 2.0 even other formats can be supported (actually, in XSLT 1.0 as well, but that requires extensions).

It seems that your XSLT contains nodes under ns0:result which should be translated into <td>keyname</td><td>keyvalue</td>. This only requires a few lines of XSLT to do. Hold on a minute., I'll dig up an example.

- Abel --
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by:abel
ID: 24383357
PS: in the future, please use "Attach code snippet", it is there for a reason: makes the thread more readable and the code easier to cut and paste.
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by:abel
ID: 24383411
My 10 minutes. This little XSLT will provide the output you specified:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet
    xmlns:types="http://oracle.e1.bssv.JPF43111/types/"
    xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" version="1.0">
 
    <xsl:output method="html" indent="yes" />
    
    <xsl:template match="/">
        <html>
            <body>
                <table width="640" border="2">
                    <xsl:apply-templates select="*" />
                </table>
            </body>
        </html>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="types:result/*">
        <tr>
            <td><xsl:value-of select="local-name(.)"/></td>
            <td><xsl:value-of select="."/></td>
        </tr>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <!-- do not output anything for nodes we do not specify -->
    <xsl:template match="* | node()" >
        <xsl:apply-templates select="*" />
    </xsl:template>
    
</xsl:stylesheet>

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by:abel
ID: 24383418
More to the point, because I used indent="yes", this is the output when I run it against your data:

<html xmlns:types="http://oracle.e1.bssv.JPF43111/types/">
   <body>
      <table width="640" border="2">
         <tr>
            <td>companyKeyOrderNo</td>
            <td>00001</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderType</td>
            <td>OH</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td>
            <td>6255</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>lineNumber</td>
            <td>2.000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>statusCodeLast</td>
            <td>225</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>costCenter</td>
            <td> 19999</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>addressNumber</td>
            <td>32773</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>descriptionLine1</td>
            <td>Stationery </td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderSuffix</td>
            <td>000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>identifier2ndItem</td>
            <td>392-00 </td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>companyKeyOrderNo</td>
            <td>00001</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderType</td>
            <td>OH</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td>
            <td>6255</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>lineNumber</td>
            <td>1.000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>statusCodeLast</td>
            <td>420</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>costCenter</td>
            <td> 19999</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>addressNumber</td>
            <td>32773</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>descriptionLine1</td>
            <td>Stationery </td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderSuffix</td>
            <td>000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>identifier2ndItem</td>
            <td>392-00 </td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>companyKeyOrderNo</td>
            <td>00001</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderType</td>
            <td>OH</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>documentOrderInvoiceE</td>
            <td>6244</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>lineNumber</td>
            <td>1.000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>statusCodeLast</td>
            <td>280</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>costCenter</td>
            <td> 19999</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>addressNumber</td>
            <td>32324</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>itemNumberRelatedKit</td>
            <td></td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>descriptionLine1</td>
            <td>Printing </td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>orderSuffix</td>
            <td>000</td>
         </tr>
         <tr>
            <td>identifier2ndItem</td>
            <td>390-00 </td>
         </tr>
      </table>
   </body>
</html>

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Geert Bormans earned 1000 total points
ID: 24386649
I think you are referring to something like this
http://www.stylusstudio.com/xslt_designer.html
But tools like that have limitations,
anyway, it can get you started,
you can download it to have a test
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by:kennysflau
ID: 24391405
Thanks Gertone, yes this is what I need.

Do you know if I can something like this but free of charge?
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Expert Comment

by:Geert Bormans
ID: 24392544
No, as far as I know there are two products of this kind.
The second delivers obscure XSLT and is more expensive, so I don't mention it
(and by the way I hate Altova tools :)
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by:Geert Bormans
ID: 24392545
Money on Stylus Studio is by the way very well spent
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by:abel
ID: 24393386
So much for giving a full, simple solution that gives you the requested output... :(

Anyway, glad that you found what you want. I know I didn't answer your original request, mainly because these tools seldomly create helpful XSLT files, let alone performant or elegant and that I just wanted to show you how easy it can be to do it by hand (and in my case, I use oXygen or Stylus Studio). I second the opinion of Gertone on Mapforce, I tried it years ago and won't do that again any time soon.


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