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"ooba" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I know this is the Flex Group, but I'm getting no love from the Flash
> 1. I need to build a thick client
> 2. I have 0 experience with Flex or AIR
> 3. I have built alot of Flash web components and a few thick clients
> 4. I only have one week to get something working
> Can anyone tell me if it is even possible for Flash to generate a PDF file
> from an imported XML file? or to browse a systems and allow the user to
> an xml file to load?
You'd need to upload the file to a server and have the server do this.
> I need to have the client select an xml file that and the thick client
> then use a predefined xsl file and (missing this part) need to convert the
> out to a human readable PDF format.
Depending on what server-side technology you are using, there are probably
PDF libraries you could use.
> If you have another suggestion on how to do this please post suggestions.
> All I know right now is that I need to construct a thick client to do
> and being that Flash has been what I have built thick clients on before
> like to do it in Flash rather than try and figure out how to do it in C#
> in less than a week.
You won't be able to do it with Flash or Flex alone.