XML files which I need the XSD and XSL for EXCEL maps

Posted on 2013-05-15
Last Modified: 2013-06-04
I have some XML files which I need the XSD and XSL for EXCEL maps. I usually use Access to create them from the XML.

Any ideas on a quicker method?
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Additional Footnote:

I do not have an XSD!

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by:Geert Bormans
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you can use
for generating a schema from a collection of XML files

XSLT usually is custom development
(I assume you need to flatten the XML structure a bit for getting an excel table format)

If you are working on the XSLT anyway, and you don't need a databinding, but just the XML import in Excel, you could use the XSLT to transform into a HTML table and import that... I very often take that approach

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No money to buy oxygenxml.

Thanks for the suggestion
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Geert Bormans earned 400 total points
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inside Oxygen it is Trang (open source) that takes care of the functionality
Oxygen only serves as the graphical configuration for schema generation

well, you could download an evaluation for a month. That is free
This way you could check wether the approach helps you in a friendly environment.
If you like the Oxygen approach, forget about Oxygen but remeber the configuration settings
and use Trang for free, directly from the command line

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thanks for the help
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