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RE: Loading & saving documents

From: Flinton Adam <Adam.Flinton@cfh.nhs.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 10:42:52 +0100
Message-ID: <595299DD7F30014BBCE48B93DCB60652030530A1@EXCHAQ2.nhsia.nhs.uk>
To: <www-forms@w3.org>

Thanks I will look into this.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Victor Engmark [mailto:victor.engmark@cern.ch] 
> Sent: 05 October 2005 09:59
> To: Flinton Adam
> Cc: www-forms@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Loading & saving documents
> Flinton Adam:
> > I would like to create a standalone editor if possible & 
> I'd like to 
> > be able to have an "open file" & then save/save as functionality.
> > 
> > i.e. use IE + Novell plugin or possibly mozilla/firefox when it's 
> > ready (or even OpenOffice possibly) to open an Xforms 
> document & then 
> > use it to populate it's model by opening another xml file of the 
> > requisite structure/followng the correct schema & then 
> after editing 
> > the XML through the Xform UI to do a save/save as.
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> I'm using Chiba to do this (sort of). The current 
> implementation is client-side only (Apache Tomcat, Chiba, 
> XForms, and XML), and uses the PUT submit method (with 
> replace=none) to save to a file. The name of the input/output 
> files can be controlled with a URL parameter.
> The biggest question would probably be whether you can use 
> this to serve XForms from a server and save locally directly. 
> If you cannot, you can always use the POST method, save the 
> contents on the server, and send it to the client as a 
> downloadable file when submitting. Anyone here with an example?
> For the schema issue, you could maybe use schema2XForms (also 
> from the Chiba guys).
> HTH :)
> --
> Victor Engmark
> "In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice there is." - Yogi Berra

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