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Here is a link to my xml

Thanks for the example. 

I am basically at square one, with all the proverbial irons in the fire.



-----Original Message-----
From: G. Ken Holman [mailto:gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 4:26 PM
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Converting xml to csv with xslt

At 2004-04-07 15:59 -0700, Jerry Lake wrote:
>I'm still working on my xslt. Can someone give me an example or point 
>me in the right direction to convert my XML to CSV

You don't say where you are having problems so it is difficult to

A simple example is below ... it would need to be beefed up to
escaping of characters following CSV conventions, but it should give you

the flavour of what you need.  You don't give an example of your data 
either, so I have no idea how applicable the structure is to your work.

I hope this helps.

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

T:\ftemp>type jerry.xml

T:\ftemp>type jerry.xsl
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform";

<xsl:output method="text"/>

<xsl:template match="records">
   <xsl:for-each select="record">
     <xsl:apply-templates select="*"/>
     <xsl:text><!--new line at the end of the information--> </xsl:text>

<xsl:template match="*"><!--put out element content in quotes-->
   <xsl:if test="position()>1">,</xsl:if><!--more than one being


T:\ftemp>saxon jerry.xml jerry.xsl


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