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Old September 7th, 2006, 01:23 AM
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Default XSLT Transform - need assistance


I have tried a few unsuccessful attempts and am looking for help. I have the following:


      <header value1=""
        <error index="1" value3="" />
        <error index="2" value4="" />
        <error index="3" value5="" />

        <detail value6=""
          <error index="1" value8="" />
          <error index="2" value9="" />
          <error index="3" value0="" />
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
  <xsl:output indent="yes"/>
  <xsl:template match="/">
      <xsl:apply-templates select="//list/item/response/header" />
  <xsl:template match="header">
      <xsl:attribute name="MyValue1">
        <xsl:value-of select="@value1" />
      <xsl:attribute name="MyValue2">
        <xsl:value-of select="@value2" />
I am trying to get access to the Header errors, detail and detail errors. The header only occurs once, but the rest can all occur multiple times.

Any suggestions on the rest of the XSLT needed? I am new to XSLT so if I have not provided enough information, let me know.
Old September 7th, 2006, 01:58 AM
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You don't say how you want to process the data when you find it, but the simplest approach is to do


from within the match="header" template, and then write template rules for

<xsl:template match="header/error">

<xsl:template match="detail">

<xsl:template match="detail/error">

in each case calling xsl:apply-templates to process any children.

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Thanks for your response Michael. With a little bit of trial and error, I was able to get what I need.

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