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  • Table.xml_export()

    I am exploring the use of the TABLE.XML_EXPORT() functionality. My code block looks like this
    table.xml_export("td5bdxml_test", "c:\td5bd.xml", "*", "", "empl_id", .T., .T.)
    This gives me an error which looks like this
    Error code: 16001
    Error details: Error loading C:\HrPlus02\E12\trunk\HRplusE12\td5bdxml_test.DBF: The system cannot find the file specified. C:\HrPlus02\E12\trunk\HRplusE12\td5bdxml_test.DBF
    I think this table export is looking for a dbf file but I am using an ALPHA DAO. To be specific a sybase db and I connect to is using a dao. How do I point the table.xml_export() to my dao? For those not accustomed to this functionality the table name is the first argument supplied in the parenthesis.
    Last edited by johnfletchertt; 09-04-2015, 09:37 AM.

  • #2
    Re: Table.xml_export()

    It is not specified in the documentation but that function is for dbf use only. You could try it with an active link table or import to a dbf.

    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Table.xml_export()

      Okay, lets say I pursued another approach. So I have a table in sybase whose columns hold the data to construct an xml file. So 3 columns, and they are OpeningTag, Value, ClosingTag. I select * from that table and use a normal cn.execute(sql) to pull out the data. Can I then use a
      filename = session.SaveDataAsFile("TD5BD.xml",file.to_blob(filename))
      flag = save_to_file(rs.toString(),filename)
      if flag = .t. then
      	e.url = session.FormatFileDataURL("TD5BD.xml?") + time("hms3")
      	msg = "Error: File could not be saved."
      Where rs is my resultset? Do you think this would work? I am naming the file TD5BD.xml. The objective is to get the browser to export the xml file.


      • #4
        Re: Table.xml_export()

        Don't see why not.
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Table.xml_export()

          Running the component with this code gives me the following error:
          XML Parsing Error: no element found
          Location: http://localhost:81/LivePreview/A5SessionFile/TD5BD.xml?105414084
          Line Number 1, Column 1:
          Is there a way I can grab that temp file? The TD5BD.xml?105414084, as I suspect there is a formatting error some where in the xml but I need to see that file to address the issue. Is there a way to look at the file?