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Old January 4th, 2006, 08:51 AM
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Default getting data from XML rendering with XSL

I'm newbie to xml
I have an xml grammer file contain image files, i have to display the contents with an

xsl file.
The issue is when i mouseover the images i need to display the corresponding images from

that xml file which i'm not able to get. I'm giving piece of code of xml and xsl files.Could

u please tell me how can I get that work done

my xml file is like this
--------------------------------

<plaintext><solutions name ="infrastructure solutions"

icon="icons_C2/logo_infrastructure.gif" >

  <Product Name="Automation Documentation Home Page" Icon="icons_C2/home/homelogo.gif"/>

  <Product Name=" Infrastructure User Guide" Icon="icons_C2/home/homelogobas.gif"/>

  <Product Name="Product Structure" Icon="icons_C2/home/homelogopst.gif"/>

  <Product Name="Real Time Rendering" Icon="icons_C2/home/homelogort1.gif"/>
  </solutions>

<solutions name =" ..............">
 </solutions>

<plaintext>
XSL code for this is
<xsl:for-each select="Home/solutions">
<tr>
<td><img src="{@icon}" name="{@name}" onmouseover='<xsl:for-each select="Product"/>
<td><img src="{@Icon}"/></td>
</xsl:for-each>;'/></td>
</tr>
</xsl:for-each>




this way or write a javascript function which will do the similar functionality of xsl

transolation(xsl transolation in javascript method is not possible)

<xsl:for-each select="Home/solutions">
<tr>
<td><img src="{@icon}" name="{@name}" onmouseover='iconVisible()'/> </td>
</tr>


</xsl:for-each>

<script language="Javascript"
function iconVisible()
{

<tr>
<xsl:for-each select="Home/solutions/Product">
<td><img src="{@Icon}"/></td>
</xsl:for-each>
</tr>

</script>
-->
}
I need to display all the solution icons on the left handside.
When I mouseover those icons i need to display corresponding product icons.
Similarly on mouseout icons should be hidden.
Thanks in advance.

GSSL,
 
Old January 4th, 2006, 10:37 AM
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I suspect there are a few basic concepts that you're still struggling with.

Firstly, you use XSLT to transform your XML into HTML. Then the browser displays the HTML. The first thing you need to do is to decide what HTML you want to generate (you might need to do an HTML mockup first, and test it in the browser). Only then can you start writing the XSLT code to generate that HTML.

Secondly, an XSLT stylesheet is always well-formed XML. That makes code like this a nonsense:

<tr>
<td><img src="{@icon}" name="{@name}" onmouseover='<xsl:for-each select="Product"/>
<td><img src="{@Icon}"/></td>
</xsl:for-each>;'/></td>
</tr>

I'm afraid this code is so far from correct XSLT that I can't imagine for the life of me what you thought it might do.

If you need to compute the value of an attribute in the generated HTML, you can use the "attribute value template" (AVT) notation:

<img src="{xpath-expression}"/>



Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/
Author, XSLT Programmer's Reference and XPath 2.0 Programmer's Reference





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