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How do I setup a template to pull in data from xml pages?

How do I setup a template to pull in data from xml pages?

How do I setup a template to pull in data from xml pages?

On our website I have community meetings page. The office wants users to be able to sort the meetings by city, date or subject. Since I already have this information databased in MS Access 2010 I thought an easy way to do this would be to just run the 3 reports monthly and save them as xml pages and have the web template pull in the data based off which link was clicked. I know I can do conditional ( i.e. if the city link is clicked then pull in meetingsbycity.xml data ), but I don't mind setting up three template pages either.

My questing is how to set up the template page? The xml data is:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<dataroot xmlns:od="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:officedata" generated="2011-11-28T12:34:22">
<address>123 Lakeshore Drive East</address>
<plantypes>Company Plan1</plantypes>

I have several dozen meetings to list on the page and I would like them listed in columns down and right when read by the user.

Any help would be appreaciated! Thanks!

RE: How do I setup a template to pull in data from xml pages?

I've gotten this far, but I'm still not pulling data from the xml page:


<xml id="qry_meetings" src="meetingsbycity.xml"></xml>
<table datasrc="#qry_meetings" width="100%" border="1">
      <td><span datafld="city"></span></td>
    <td><span datafld="state"></span></td>
    <td><span datafld="edate"></span></td>
    <td><span datafld="etime"></span></td>
    <td><span datafld="name"></span></td>
    <td><span datafld="address"></span></td>

So far all I get is the table with the headers and one blank row in the table itself. What am I missing?


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