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Re: XSL Help

At 01/01/09 19:49 +0530, Kumar V. wrote:
>       Kindly suggest me how to transform values of a single attribute to 
> multiple hrefs using XSL or provide me the guidelines/idea how to do it.

XSL, XSLT and XPath questions would be better posted to the following list:


There are a number of subscribers who would enthusiastically respond to 
such questions.

There is also an *excellent* FAQ at:


>       Input:
>       <cit id="d1 d2 d3"/>
>      Output:
>       <a href="1"/> <a href="2"/> <a href="3"/>

Note in the code below that the use of normalize-space makes the syntax of 
the multiple token attribute predictable.

I hope this helps.

........................ Ken

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T:\ftemp>type test.xml
<cit id="d1 d2 d3"/>
T:\ftemp>type test.xsl
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"

<xsl:template match="cit">
   <xsl:call-template name="do-each-token">
     <xsl:with-param name="tokens" select="normalize-space(@id)"/>

        <!--iterate through each token, generating each element-->
<xsl:template name="do-each-token">
   <xsl:param name="tokens"/>
   <xsl:if test="$tokens">               <!--tokens still exist-->
       <xsl:when test="contains($tokens,' ')"><!--more than one-->
         <xsl:call-template name="do-an-element">
           <xsl:with-param name="token"
                          select="substring-before($tokens,' ')"/>
         <xsl:call-template name="do-each-token">   <!--do next-->
           <xsl:with-param name="tokens"
                           select="substring-after($tokens,' ')"/>
       <xsl:otherwise><!--only one token left-->
         <xsl:call-template name="do-an-element">
           <xsl:with-param name="token" select="$tokens"/>

                  <!--handle the presence of each single token-->
<xsl:template name="do-an-element">
   <xsl:param name="token"/>
   <a href="{substring($token,2)}"/>


T:\ftemp>xt test.xml test.xsl
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<a href="1"/><a href="2"/><a href="3"/>

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