Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Trying this again in HTML...Wow, your code is exactly what I need.  Cannot get it to run on Access though.
This is the content of my first table named ExternalNewsSources
ExternalNewsSourceID Title Link Description Source
1 SlashDot Headlines
Format of the first table is as suggested
ExternalNewsSourceID  ->  autoNumber (internal unique id)
Title  ->  text  (name of the site)
Link  ->  text  (link to the site, not the source)
Description  ->  text  (description of the site)
Source  ->  text  (URL for the actual feed)
My second table is named ExternalNews and has the following columns:
SourceID          -text
PostDate          -text
Title             -text
Link              -text
Description       -text
I have a System DSN named TESTSERVER as in the example and I'm running your example code as published. 
I don't get any errors.... just no data in the tables.  Do I have something simple wrong?

In reply to RE: RE: RE: RSS Headline Sucker by Anonymous Monk
in thread RSS Headline Sucker by radixzer0

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others wandering the Monastery: (2)
    As of 2019-02-16 04:54 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?
      I use postfix dereferencing ...

      Results (95 votes). Check out past polls.