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Include current date with XML Export

Question asked by fmdataweb on Jun 2, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 3, 2015 by user19752

I'm working on an XML export from a Products table using a simple XSLT stylesheet with FileMaker Pro/Server v13.

 

I've been asked to make one change to the export to include the date the file was generated in YYYY-MM-DD format. For example it currently starts like this:

 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<contacts>

  <contact>

 

and they would like it to now start like this:

 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<contacts Date="2015-06-02">

  <contact>

 

My XSLT skills are pretty basic - can anyone show me how to include the date via XSLT? Do I need to create a field just for this purpose or can XSLT do this for me?

 

thanks,

Steve

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