About Altova StyleVision Professional Edition

A stylesheet and report designer for XML, databases, and XBRL.

Altova StyleVision Professional Edition is a drag-and-drop, visual XML-to-HTML stylesheet designer for graphically designing XSLT 1.0/2.0 templates that render HTML output from XML content. It also includes support for rendering RTF (in addition to HTML) output from XML and database content and designing electronic forms for use with Altova Authentic, a scripting editor and Visual Studio integration.

StyleVision Features

Visual Stylesheet Design

  • Graphical, drag-and-drop stylesheet design
  • Stylesheet design based on XML Schema, DTD, & XML sources
  • Stylesheet design based on database sources
  • Stylesheet design based on XSLT
  • Stylesheet design based on existing Word 2007+ documents
  • Embed all design components in a Portable XML Form™ (PXF™)
  • True electronic forms design through absolute positioning in design layouts
  • Watermark support
  • Barcode support
  • Simultaneous output in multiple formats based on a single graphical design
  • Support for multiple page layouts in one document
  • Ability to generate multiple output files from a single design template
  • Design fragments for modular template designs
  • Support for CSS & JavaScript
  • HTML to XML conversion
  • Native support for HTML/CALS tables
  • Project management support

Multiple Output Formats

  • HTML/XHTML output
  • RTF output
  • Authentic® eForms output

XSL/XPath 

  • Generation of XSLT for HTML output
  • Generation of XSLT for RTF output
  • Support for XPath 1.0/2.0/3.1
  • XPath Builder
  • Support for Java & .NET calls in XPath statements
  • Ability to import external XSLT files
  • Built-in XSLT 1.0/2.0/3.0 processor

Built-in Industry Standards Templates

  • DITA
  • DocBook
  • NCAXML
  • NewsML
  • NITF
  • RIXML
  • DAISY
  • TEI
  • P3P
  • XMLResume
  • W3C XMLSpec

Supported Databases

  • Microsoft® SQL Server® 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014
  • PostgreSQL 8, 9.0.10, 9.1.6, 9.2.1, 9.4
  • IBM DB2® 8, 9, 9.5, 9.7, 10.1, 10.5
  • IBM DB2 for iSeries® v6.1, 7.1
  • Informix® 11.7
  • Oracle® 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c
  • MySQL® 5, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6
  • Sybase® ASE 15
  • Microsoft Access™ 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
  • SQLite 3.x
  • Firebird 2.5

Global Resources

  • Configure / switch to multiple deployment environments
  • Deep integration with MissionKit tools
  • Scripting Environment
  • Scripting & toolbar editor for Authentic

Multi-purpose IDE integration

  • Visual Studio® integration
  • Eclipse integration