RE: [xsl] XML document to WORD??
Subject: RE: [xsl] XML document to WORD??|
From: "Chandra -" <pchandramohan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 20:36:13 -0400
Thank you very much Mr.Baudoncq and Mr. Martin. I am looking into the
solutions you have emailed. However, I would like to know one thing --
I now realise that if I just use and XSL file and an XSLT processor(like
XALAN), I can convert the XML file into an HTML file which then can be
opened in Word.
What I would like to know is whether there are any limitations in the above
method. I am assuming it is possible to convert any xml file into HTML thru
the above process ...provided I write proper XSL files for every XML file.
Thanks you once again.
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From: "Didier PH Martin" <martind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'Gert Baudoncq'" <Gert.Baudoncq@xxxxxxxxxx>,
Subject: RE: [xsl] XML document to WORD??
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 12:45:57 -0400
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Why would you prefer DSSSL instead of XSLT if your dealing with XML?
The context was: translating an XML document into a word document (i.e
either doc or rtf).
So, if your question is about:
a) You know an XSLT processor able to transform XML into RTF, then
please go on, tell me (us) which one it is.
b) If you imply that DSSSL cannot be used to process XML documents, then
yes it can. If you need to transform the structure of your document then
it may be a bit tricky if the structure doesn't need to be modified and
the document just needs to be rendered then DSSSL is not harder than CSS
to use (If you use DSSSL as you would be using CSS).
Didier PH Martin
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