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clyde melly
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Joined: Sep 04, 2003
Posts: 152
an XML file, called agents.xml, containing the details of at least 5 travel agents. The structure of the file is as follows:
<agents>
<agent eno="" name="">
<address>
<line1></line1>
<line2></line2>
<line3></line3>
<postcode></postcode>
<region></region >
<country></country>
<address>
</agent>
</agents>
How to populate a Microsoft Access database with the agents details and to read the data from the database in the correct order for displaying.
Will it involve first insert and then selecting.Is there another way around
for inserting my xml file into the database.
Lasse Koskela
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Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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You'll need to read the <agent> elements from the XML file one at a time and make an SQL INSERT for stuffing the data into the database. I gave you an example of the first part in the XML forum.
Here's a piece of code that will do the inserts:


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