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Re: [xsl] Losing an attribute in transformation
Subject: Re: [xsl] Losing an attribute in transformation|
From: "Tracey Zellmann" <tracey.zellmann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 22:41:54 -0400
Thank you very much!!
That worked perfectly.
I am still struggling up the hill understanding how these mechanisms work -
to say nothing of the issues of declarative languages.
I have Michael Kay's excellent book and have recently statred a new one from
Jeni Tennison that I found. But without this forum, I couln't get through
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Carlisle" <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2006 10:20 PM
Subject: Re: [xsl] Losing an attribute in transformation
After my xsl stylesheet transforms this to html, the attribute has been
Not so much removed, as not copied. The default behaviour (for elements
and attributes) is not to copy them to the output. If you use a minimal
stylesheet with no templates and run it on any xml file you get no
error, and get no elements in the result.
so if you want attributes in the result you need to copy them (or make
them). So in this case after making the element
you want to copy all the attributes from the source element, so add