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By: jorge - jorge_msf

Question about XML file datasource

2006-01-16 07:18

If i have a report with a XML file datasource is possible to pass the name/location of the XML file as a parameter? If so, how?







By: Wal Millard - walmillard

RE: Question about XML file datasource

2006-01-23 21:58




You need to set the path using the correct file seperator for ur OS. Windows uses "" while unix use "". Because "" is a delimiter in java you must use \ to get in the output.


i call jasper from a servlet, simply pass the path using a String parameter from your java code.


ie this is compiled on windows...


String myPath = "c:\projects\jbuilder\Data\data.xml";


then pass the string to parameter map


Map parameters = new HashMap();

parameters.put("Path", myPath);


before you call the report.


Of course you do realise the only thing you can now do with the xml file is display the actual location on the report. You cannot then bind this file/string parameter to a datasource.




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