Altova MapForce 2024 Basic Edition

A mapping design (*.mfd) may have references to several schema and instance files. MapForce uses the schema files to determine the structure of the data to be mapped. In MapForce Professional and Enterprise editions, mappings can also include references to StyleVision Power Stylesheet (*.sps) files, which are used to format data for outputs such as PDF, HTML and Word. Mappings can also have references to file-based databases such as Microsoft Access or SQLite.


References to files are created by MapForce when you add a component to the mapping. However, you can always set or change such path references manually if required.


This section provides instructions on how to set or change paths to different file types referenced by a mapping. The section is organized into the following topics:


Relative and Absolute Paths

Paths in Execution Environments


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