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Using DataAssist Query to export to XML

Thread began 5/20/2010 8:30 pm by tom92909 | Last modified 5/21/2010 5:34 pm by tom92909 | 761 views | 3 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

only the one recordset is needed.


Hers what you need to do:
Before the loop create a variable for the name, and set it to blank
<?php $nameStr = ""; ?>

inside the loop add an if statement to determine if the name tag should be written. and set the value of nameStr to the value ion the recordset.

the first time, you wont need to close the name tab, but subsequent times through, you will

php:
if($nameStr != $row_Recordset1['name']) {

  if($nameStr != "") fwrite($fp, '</item>');
  fwrite($fp, '<item Name="'.$row_Recordset1['name'].'">');
  $nameStr = $row_Recordset1['name'];
}



full code:

php:
<?php

mysql_select_db
($database_dbconnect$dbconnect);
$query_Recordset1 "SELECT * FROM mytable GROUP BY name";
$Recordset1 mysql_query($query_Recordset1$dbconnect) or die(mysql_error());
$row_Recordset1 mysql_fetch_assoc($Recordset1);
$totalRows_Recordset1 mysql_num_rows($Recordset1);
?>
<?php
$fp 
fopen('example.xml''w+');
fwrite($fp'<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>');
fwrite($fp'<content>');
?>
<?php $nameStr 
""?>
<?php 
do {
if(
$nameStr != $row_Recordset1['name']) {
  if(
$nameStr != ""fwrite($fp'</item>');
  
fwrite($fp'<item Name="'.$row_Recordset1['name'].'">');
  
$nameStr $row_Recordset1['name'];
}
fwrite($fp'<image="'.$row_Recordset1['image'].'">');
fwrite($fp'<text>');
fwrite($fp'<![CDATA[Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer.]]>');
fwrite($fp'</text>');
fwrite($fp'</image>');
} while (
$row_Recordset1 mysql_fetch_assoc($Recordset1));
fwrite($fp'</item>');
?>
<?php
fwrite
($fp'</content>');
fclose($fp);
?>

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