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Subject: Alternative to import data
Thread ID: 228838 Message ID: 228838 # Views: 17 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 SP2 Category: XML
Date: Friday, May 22, 2009 1:33:25 AM         

In my application, a user can enter a value for an item, like this:

Item : Temperature
Date : 03/01/2009
Value: 19.40

The user can import this data from Excel.

I would like to add flexibility so that, instead of forcing the user to create a spreadsheet in my format, the user can easily get the data from other applications.

Should I be looking at XML for this? Or something else?

Here is the structure of the two tables:

The parent table has a list of names (e.g. Temperature, Weight, Height).
The child table has a list of values for each measure (e.g. Temperature taken every month).
I have never used XML before. Can you give me some ideas on how to do this?



Alternative to import data Posted by Cyril Baskir @ 5/22/2009 1:33:25 AM
RE: Alternative to import data Posted by Russell Hill @ 5/22/2009 2:55:03 AM