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[xsl] Re: Using the document function
Subject: [xsl] Re: Using the document function|
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 12:37:13 -0700 (PDT)
--- RShonk at flowserve dot com wrote:
> I am currently working on a project to dynamically generate PDF
> from a servlet. I embedded FOP 0.20.4 using Xalan 2.3.1 into our web
> application. My original plan generated 4 xml files. 3 containing
> the database and the 4th containing the path and files names. I had
> expected to be able to use <xsl:variable name="file1"
> ('filename1')"/>, etc. in my XSLT stylesheet with the file name
> by the values in the xml file. This apparently will not work since
> value for filename cannot be assigned at run-time. Does anyone have
> suggestions / experience on how to handle this. I am gueesing I am
> going to
> need to do an XML to XSLT conversion first to set the filenames and
> the XML to FO conversion to create the PDF's.
> Richard Shonk
> Flowserve Corp.
> Programmer / Analyst
> Parts Distribution Center
> Moosic, Pa.
> (570) 451-2225
Passing a dynamically constructed string argument to the document()
function is legal and works without problems.
You could try and construct a small example to see this for yourself.
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