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Getting Started

  • Downloading what you need
  • Setting up the system classpath
  • Command Line

Downloading what you need

To use Xsldoc, you need to have the following:

  • JDK or JRE 1.2 or later
  • xsldoc.jar
  • jaxp.jar
  • crimson.jar

You can get the JDK or JRE from Javasoft at their website.

The three jar files come with the distribution. The latest build is Xsldoc version 0.93. Two formats are available: xsldoc-0.93.tar.gz or

jaxp.jar and crimson.jar are libraries that allow for XML parsing. These are from the Java API for XML Parsing project. Xsldoc 0.93 uses version 1.1 of JAXP.

Setting up the system classpath

To run Xsldoc you must add xsldoc.jarjaxp.jar, and crimson.jar to your CLASSPATH environment variable.

Command Line

Once the classpath is setup you can run Xsldoc using the command line:

java [<args>] [list]

To see the complete usage run:

java -help

A complete description of all command line arguments can be found here.