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Re: edit an XML instance document

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 11:12:43 +0100
Message-ID: <441A8B9B.2030007@cwi.nl>
To: Tamasoiu Simina <t_simina@yahoo.com>
Cc: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, www-forms@w3.org

Sorry, no coffee yet; that should have read:

Sounds like you forgot the 'replace="instance"' on the <submission> element.

Steven


Steven Pemberton wrote:
> 
> Sounds like you forgot the 'replace="none"' on the <submission> element.
> 
> Steven Pemberton
> 
> Tamasoiu Simina wrote:
>> hello!
>>  
>> i've tried the "get" method, but i get the XML instance file as a 
>> plain text document. And what i wanted is to be able to edit this XML 
>> instance through a GUI.
>> did i do something wrong, or i have to use something else instead of 
>> "get" method?
>> */Kind regards, /*
>> */Simina/*
>> *//* *//* */rk Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>/* wrote:
>>
>>
>>     Tamasoiu,
>>
>>     Just add another submission like the one you have, but with a 
>> method of
>>     'get'. You could let the user invoke this submission with a trigger,
>>     or you
>>     could put it on the load of the form (xforms-model-construct-done or
>>     xforms-ready).
>>
>>     Regards,
>>
>>     Mark
>>
>>
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>>     From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org] On
>>     Behalf Of Tamasoiu Simina
>>     Sent: 16 March 2006 08:51
>>     To: www-forms@w3.org
>>     Subject: edit an XML instance document
>>
>>
>>     Hi there!
>>
>>     I'm using the XML Forms Generator to generate XForms from an XML
>>     instance file.
>>     But i would like to know how can i edit the XML instance document
>>     through the XForm GUI?
>>     i was thinking about using this submission method:
>>
>>     method="put" id="submit"/>
>>     Okay, it works, but how can i open the instance XML form, back into
>>     an XForm, so that the user can add more content to the same XML
>>     instance?
>>
>>     Thanks for your support an! d for the replies from before!
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Received on Friday, 17 March 2006 10:12:53 GMT

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