Generate XSL-FO document task

The generate XSL-FO document generation task parses XML code and formats all types of document.

Execution tab

Specify values for the following fields on the Execution tab:

Field Description
Source

Choose from the following:

  • XML
  • CSV
  • Query
  • Std Log file
  • Param
Transformation The XSL transformation performs the conversion from one format to the other.
Destination

Choose from the following:

  • an XML file
  • a PDF file

Settings tab

There are three sections on the Settings tab: Source, Transformation, and Destination. The fields available in each of these sections depend on the source and destination you choose on the Execution tab:

Section Type of source/destination Field and Description
Source Query SQL query: SQL type of dataset.
XML file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Delete after import: Select to delete the file after the task is ended.
CSV file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Encoding: List of character encodings.
  • Import the file: Choose from the following
    • From the beginning
    • From the line
    • To the end
    • To the line
  • Separation character: The separation character used in the CSV file.
  • Text delimiter: The delimiter text used in the CSV.
  • Delete after import: Select to delete the file after the task is ended.
Std Log File
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Encoding: List of character encodings.
  • Delete after import: Select to delete the file after the task is ended.
Param Refers to database settings.
Transformation  
  • None: no transformation available.
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • XSL File: The XSL file that facilitates the conversion from one format to the other.
Destination XML file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
PDF file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.

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