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Subject: RE: template matching.. display the data
From: Mark Birbeck <Mark.Birbeck@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 00:45:56 -0000

Problem is context. You are trying to show the value of the 'Name
element that is the child of a 'Name' element, which I guess doesn't
exist. Try:

<xsl:value-of select="."/>

Regards,

Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nilofer Motiwala 
> Sent: 22 March 1999 22:59
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: template matching.. display the data
> 
> 
> Duane,
> 	Thanks for the response. However the <value-of select> tag is 
> not living up to expectations!
> 
> here is my xsl file
> 
> <xsl:template match="/">
>    <xsl:for-each select="Name">
>       <xsl:value-of select="Name"/>
>    </xsl:for-each>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> This however produces a blank page.
> 
> If i put in a "Hello world" in side of the for-each, it get's 
> printed out!
> 
> So where am i going wrong here?
> 
> Would be great if someone could point out my mistake.
> 
> Thanks much
> Nilu
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 13:36:56 -0800 (PST)
> From: Nilu <nmotiwal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: nmotiwal@xxxxxxxx
> To: nilum
> Subject: Re: template matching.. display the data (fwd)
> 
> 
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------	
> When the going gets tough, 
> The tough gets going!
> 		
> 			Nilofer Motiwala
> 			*****************
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 19:30:38 -0800
> From: Duane Nickull <webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: template matching.. display the data
> 
> Hello Nilofer:
> 
> Try this
> 
> <xsl:for-each select="Name">
>    Hello, the name is:  <xsl:value-of select="Name"/>
> </xsl:for-each>
> 
> This will print the value of the name for each.
> 
> If you want to have it diplayed in blue text,  you can use xsl to do
> this also.
> 
> <xsl:for-each select="Names">
>       <DIV STYLE="background-color:gray; color:blue; padding:4px;
> width:50%%;">
>         <SPAN STYLE="font-weight:bold; color:blue"><xsl:value-of
> select="Names"/></SPAN>
>        </DIV>
> </xsl:for-each>
> 
> Any tag that occurs only once like the <xsl:value-of select="Names"/>
> it is really important to remember to use the / character after the
> select value.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Duane Nickull
> webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> "Indexing XML for the Internet"
> 
> Nilofer Motiwala wrote:
> > 
> > Hello all,
> >     I have a question on the template matching.
> > 
> > My Xml file has some data of the form
> > 
> > <Name type="text" color="blue">
> >      Nilofer
> > </Name>
> > 
> > I am interested in matching the type field of the Name tag, 
> and if it is
> > a text then displaying the data.
> > 
> > Here is what I tried:
> > 
> > <xsl:template match="Name[@Type='text']">
> > 
> > </xsl:template>
> > 
> > 1) Not too sure how to display the data
> > 2) Tried using the xsl:text and xsl:process-children, within the
> >    tempalte match and IE5 was not happy
> > 
> > does any one know how to go about this task?
> > 
> > Thanks for answering my queries!
> > 
> > Nilofer Motiwala
> > 
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