I've got ROR to create an XML file. I've pasted it to notepad....treid
to read it with ROR - no good !
I've been trying to use iReports -with various XML files and have had
varying degrees of success.
The most frustrating thing is that the [read fields] button will not
read in the fields data from the xml file for every XML file I create.
The field panel will not open on the right.
The respone to the read fields button varys from ignoring it, message
saying found nodes: 6, seaching for.... etc, but no reading of
I'm using ver. 2.0.4 of iReport.
Using XPATH2 in all cases, it seems to me that iReports is
I started with an attempt to generate an XML file from Ruby as
suggested in ;-http://wiki.rubyonrails.org/rails/pages/
I pasted the XML text into Notepad and saved , encoding as UTC-8.
No good ........ iReports would not read fields...
Is there a line by line tutorial on reading in XML files into
I did find one on the iReport site and copied a suggested XML file -
Lo and Behold it worked !
However I cannot see any difference between it and the XML file I
How can it be that XML files that appear to be formatted identically,
can respond so differently...
At this stage I'm totally puzzled......
( At times like this I remember the advise in the world according to
GARP --- "..keep passing the open windows....")
still valid for iReports ver 2.0.4 ....
Grasping at straws...........
I eventually want to access a database from a Ruby on Rails
Application and output to PDF..
iReports is brilliant , when i can get it to read the data...
By the way, does everybody have the issue with Javaw.exe taking ages
to interface with Windows XP whenever an OPEN/BROWSE/SAVE is used ??