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New XML Hierarchical Data Source

The New XML Hierarchical Data Source dialog helps you to import an XML HDS into a catalog. It appears when you right-click a data source and select New XML Hierarchical Data Source from the shortcut menu in the Catalog Manager.

New XML Hierarchical Data Source dialog

The following are details about options in the dialog:

XML URI

Specifies the location of the external XML format data source. Can be a local path or a web URL. Select Browse to find the file on the local disk.

XSD URI

Specifies the location of the schema file for the XML format data source. Can be a local path or a web URL. Select Browse to find the file on the local disk.

Root Name

Indicates the hierarchical data source root, starting from which Logi Report Designer imports the data.

Structure

Shows the structure of the hierarchical data source.

Columns

Specifies settings for the columns.

  • Element
    Displays the field name in the selected node of table.
  • Selected
    Specifies whether to import the field into the catalog.
  • Format
    Specifies the format in which the field value is to be displayed in the report result. Varies for different types of data, and can be manually defined.
  • Type
    Specifies the data type of the column.
  • Precision
    Displays the default value for each SQL type automatically. You can select the cell and modify the value.
  • Scale
    Specifies the decimal place.
  • Nullable
    Specifies whether the field is nullable. You have three options to choose: Nullable, No Nulls and Nullable Unknown.
  • Currency
    Specifies whether to use the Currency type for this field or not.
  • Array
    Specifies whether to use the Array type for this field or not.

Load Tree

Analyzes and loads data tree from the external data source file. The structure is shown in the Structure box after you select this button.

OK

Applies all changes here and closes the dialog.

Cancel

Does not retain changes and closes the dialog.

Help

Displays the help document about this feature.

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