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From Darrell Cumming <DCumm...@appareo.com>
Subject RE: HSSF serializer/ Gnumeric file format information
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2002 22:19:50 GMT
Hi Micheal, 

If you have a look in your COCOON_HOME/samples/poi/ 
there is some sample xml docuemnts and stylesheets to get started with. =)

Hope that helps.

Darrell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Aracic [mailto:michael.aracic@paymap.com] 
> Sent: April 30, 2002 1:55 PM
> To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> Subject: HSSF serializer/ Gnumeric file format information
> 
> 
> Please forgive me for asking somewhat basic questions, but 
> I'm new to the list, and to cocoon. I've read a lot of the 
> online documentation, and I can't find anything detailed or 
> up to date about the HSSF serializer. I'm developing a 
> hands-off way to generate reports in excel format without 
> necessarily depending on windows hosted code. From what I've 
> read, the most platform-independent, flexible way of doing 
> this is currently using Cocoon's HSSF serializer. It sounds 
> like the simplest approach is to create an XSL stylesheet 
> that will transform our reporting program's XML output into 
> Gnumeric style XML, then run cocoon in command line mode, 
> reading in the XML reports. Cocoon will be configured to do 
> the transformation, then use the HSSF serializer to output 
> excel files. My questions are: 1. Have I overlooked anything 
> huge? 2. Where can I find information on HSSF or the Gnumeric 
> file format? I've used all the major search engines and 
> looked at all relevant project pages, and I haven't been able 
> to find what I need, which would include a description of the 
> Gnumeric file format, and exactly how the HSSF serializer 
> needs to be fed its input. 3. I imagine that the differences 
> between the XML that comes out of my reports program, and the 
> XML that is required by the serializer will be quite 
> profound. Are there any tools or resources that can help me 
> write the XSL stylesheet? I've read dozens of explanations of 
> how to transform different kinds of XML documents into HTML, 
> but very few about how to transform it into anything else. 
> Thanks, Michael Aracic
> 
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