XML Query Data Source

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SmartConnect 2017

XML Query Data Source

An Xml file query data source will allow the loading of bulk data from an Xml file.


To add an Xml query data source to a map:

1.Select create or select the Maps Quick Link and double click on the map to be edited.
2.If creating a new map enter the map id and description.
3.Select the data source area of the map window.
4.Select Bulk Data Load as the data source type.
5.Select XML Query as the data source.
6.Use the lookup to select the xml file to be loaded.
7.If the file is to be restricted or transformed before reading the xml select the Xsl file to be used.
8.Select include attributes as columns if data written as an attribute in the xml is needed within the returned data.
9.Select Preview to view the columns and data for this data source.
10.Select Validate to ensure that the data source settings are valid.