xslt attributes

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jkar
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xslt attributes

Post by jkar » Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:34 pm

Hi, I have an xml file. I am trying to get the data from this by using the xslt.
my xml is as follows,
xml
<code>898</code>
<name>ndskdj</name>
---
<xsl:template match="tlkpSpec">
<!-- <code><xsl:apply-templates select="LOC"/></code> -->
<!-- <name><xsl:apply-templates select="NAME"/></name> -->
<Lookup value="should put code value here"> <xsl:apply-templates select="SPECIAL"/></Lookup>
</xsl:template>

</xsl:stylesheet>

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The problem is is that i need to take the value of code and place it into my lookup value?. Is there a way of doing this. Alternativley, i need to create an incrementing number for each value. Please can someone help?.

Thanks

Radu
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Post by Radu » Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:21 am

Hi,

In order to achieve your goal the Lookup element should be inserted like this in your xsl file:

Code: Select all

        <xsl:element name="LookupCombo">
<xsl:attribute name="value">
<xsl:value-of select="//code/text()"/>
</xsl:attribute>
</xsl:element>
Of course the value of the select expression should point to the correct text value of the code element.

You can find more information about the use of xsl:element here:
http://www.w3schools.com/xsl/el_element.asp

Best regards, Radu.

george
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Post by george » Tue Oct 04, 2005 12:29 pm

Hi,

You can also use an atribute value template and specify something like

<Lookup value="{code}"> <xsl:apply-templates select="SPECIAL"/></Lookup>

Best Regards,
George

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