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How to set the transformation output file path? [message #47554] Thu, 10 July 2008 15:17 Go to next message
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Hello everyone,

I would like my JET transformation output file name to be based on some
variables values.

The current JET code is:

<ws:file template="templates/flow_template.jet"

I have changed it to:

<ws:file template="templates/flow_template.jet"
select="/Flow/@flowName"/>"."<c:get select="/Flow/@flowCategory"/>".xml"/>

where Flow is an Ecore element with flowName and flowCategory attributes.

I would like the output file name to be

When I run my transformation, I get the following error message:
org.eclipse.jet.taglib.JET2TagException: Path must include project and
resource name: /FlowEditor/

Could you please help me to fix this?

Thanks a lot in advance for your time,

Re: How to set the transformation output file path? [message #47587 is a reply to message #47554] Fri, 11 July 2008 11:51 Go to previous message
Paul Elder is currently offline Paul ElderFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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You wrote:
> I would like the output file name to be
> <flowName_value>.<flowCategory_value>.xml


<ws:file template="templates/flow_template.jet"
path=" {$}/{/Flow/@flowName}.{ /Flow/@flowCategory}.xml "/>

In general, any JET tag's attribute value can be composed of multiple
'dynamic XPath' expressions between { and }. So, the above ws:file tag has
three expressions in the path attribute:
* $ gives name of the project of the
input model
* /Flow/@flowName and /Flow/@flowCategory give components of the file

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