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Subject: Re: [xsl] Group various elements with empty tags (flat XML structure to hierarcial XML)
From: António Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 19:06:58 +0000

I think the solution is *a lot* simpler, but i read you post in a
diagonal line...

Look the faq for identity transform, it should cover what you need.


On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 13:55:59 -0500, M Glenties <mglenties@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I need to convert a flat xml document to something more hierarcial by
> surrounding some elements with other empty elements.
>
> Original XML:
> ------------
> <Record>
>    <id>102</id>
>    <type>O</Type>
>    <count>37</count>
>    <firstname>Joe</firstname>
>    <lastname>Smith</lastname>
>    <initial>A</initial>
>    <street>35 Main Street</street>
>    <city>Moosejaw</city>
>    <country>Sasaktchewan</country>
>    <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
>    <amount1>1.23</amount1>
>    <amount2>4.56</amount2>
>    <amount3>7.89</amount3>
>    <language>E</language>
> </Record>
>
> Desired Output:
> --------------
> <Record>
>    <id>102</id>
>    <type>O</Type>
>    <count>37</count>
>    <NAME>
>       <firstname>Joe</firstname>
>       <lastname>Smith</lastname>
>    </NAME>
>    <ADDRESS>
>       <street>35 Main Street</street>
>       <city>Moosejaw</city>
>       <country>Saskatchewan</country>
>       <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
>    </ADDRESS>
>    <language>E</language>
> </Record>
>
> My stylesheet:
> -------------
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>     <xsl:template match="node()|@*">
>       <xsl:copy>
>          <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
>     </xsl:copy>
>   </xsl:template>
>
> <xsl:template match="Record">
> <Record>
>    <xsl:apply-templates select="lastname" mode="Name"/>
>    <xsl:apply-templates select="postal_code" mode="PC"/>
> </Record>
> </xsl:template>
>
> <xsl:template match="lastname" mode="Name">
> <NAME>
> <xsl:apply-templates
> select="preceding::firstname[generate-id(following::lastname[1]) =
> generate-id(current())]"/>
> <xsl:apply-templates select="."/>
> </NAME>
> </xsl:template>
>
> <xsl:template match="postal_code" mode="PC">
> <ADDRESS>
> <xsl:apply-templates
> select="preceding::street[generate-id(following::postal_code[1]) =
> generate-id(current())]"/>
> <xsl:apply-templates select="."/>
> </ADDRESS>
> </xsl:template>
>
> <xsl:template match="Record/*">
> <xsl:copy-of select="."/>
> </xsl:template>
>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
>
> My output:
> --------------
> <NAME>
>    <firstname>Joe</firstname>
>    <lastname>Smith</lastname>
> </NAME>
> <ADDRESS>
>    <street>35 Main Street</street>
>    <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
> </ADDRESS>
>
> Can anyone tell me where I have gone wrong? I'm missing <id>, <type> etc,
> and my xsl returns only 2 elements when more are sometimes required.
>
> Thanks for your time,
> M Glenties
>
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