--- "Lynne A. Price" <lprice at txstruct.com> wrote: > If you are moving XML documents into FrameMaker, > or structured > FrameMaker documents to XML, you almost always need > a DTD. ============================================== Based on the "newbie's" description of what he's trying to do, I concluded that he's querying a database, and the query result is output as tagged XML. In other words, this is a database publishing application in which the query itself defines the schema, and the database management system itself inserts the proper XML tags in the delivered query output. Hence, if that is the actual case, there is no need for a separate DTD. Aa EDD would suffice. There isn't even a need for a top-level element to be included as the first element in the query output. Instead, the EDD defines the top-level element, and after the data is imported into Frame, all of the resulting content is wrapped in the EDD-defined top-level element.
Dan Emory & Associates FrameMaker/FrameMaker+SGML Document Design & Database Publishing <danemory7224 at sbcglobal.net>