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naga eswar
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Hi all,

We are working on support for an application developed 5 years back used XML, HTML and servlets.

Fot text boxes, dropdown boxes, etc thye have used XML as below



We are not understanding the flow how it works. We are trying to add a drop down box we are getting error.
Can anybody help with this XML code and how is works.

 
Ulf Dittmer
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There must be a component somewhere that converts this XML to HTML. The XML looks unlike anything I've seen, so it's likely a custom component, and folks here are probably not going to be able to help with that. Start by figuring put out how that component works with the current XML, and you should be in a good position to extend the XML. If there is no documentation, and you don't have access to the original developers, hook up a debugger, and step through the code as it is being executed - presumably it is driven by some active server-side component (maybe a servlet, since you posting this in the servlet forum?).
 
naga eswar
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Thank you very much Ulf.

Thats what I have to do now.
You are right this xml is converting into HTMl in some js.

We are working on the same (Debug).
We will get back if any doubts
 
Pavel Sok
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to the topic starter:
Why don't you use XSLT to display this XML document straight in browser? I reckon that this is a good way to sort out.
 
naga eswar
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Hi Pavel,

Whta you said right.
But this is developed 5 years back and I am sitting only for support.

Now I cant change, I mean business wont accepts the change in the application now.
 
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