Scripting submissions to XLSForm Offline

What is the general goal of the feature?
It would be beneficial to be able to include submissions to XLSForm Offline as part of a larger scripted process. As such XLSForm offline would need to be able to receive parameters and trigger a run from a script/command line interface.

What are some example use cases for this feature?
This would allow the XLS Form Offline tool to be integrated with a larger conversion and validation process that includes other tools.

What can you contribute to making this feature a reality?

Thanks for this feature request, @Jason_Ives!

What I've done for scripting conversions in the past is to use pyxform, the tool that XLSForm Offline wraps, directly.

If you have Python installed, you can run pip install pyxform to install pyxform. Once that's done, you can run xls2xform path/to/xls path/to/xml to do the conversion and validation.

Would that work for you?

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