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XML Values Editor

Posted on 2015-01-29
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Hello experts,

I'm looking for a tool that will allow a user to change the values of an xml node\element but not alter the core XML structure...ie the node\elements.  So let's say you had an XML dicument some thing like this:

<root>
  <Test>123</Test>
</root

The tool would display something like:
    Test: 123
where 123 would be a text box or maybe where it shows the full document like I have above and the only thing that would be editable would be the 123.  Has anyone seen a tool that does anything like this?  I could write a program to do this, but I'd rather not reinvent the wheel if I don't have too.
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Question by:Steve Sirica
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by:ste5an
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Well, InfoPath or any tool working with XML and formular input should be capable of doint this.
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by:Steve Sirica
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Thanks but not only has that been discontinued but it's not really what I'm looking for.  Thanks anyway.
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Geert Bormans earned 500 total points
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www.oxygenxml.com has an author interface.
It allows you to do this by simply adding a CSS to your XML
However it might be overkill

Check out the standard XForms and its applications
that is another option, providing you a browser interface into XML
Here are some implementations listed
http://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_Implementations
XSLTForms or Orbeon might be worth checking out
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by:Steve Sirica
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Good enough thanks.
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by:Geert Bormans
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welcome, good luck
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