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You will notice that I am not a programmer, but I am working with some XML files (social research interviews) that I want to display for other researchers to read. Of course, I want to display them in a more firendly way. I wonder if it is possible to do something like this with an XSL stylesheet or XSLT:

I use this kind of elements:

<event desc="laugh" who="all"/>

So, for example, is it possible to output, for every appearance of the <event> element, only the strings that are the value of its attributes?
So, instead of having <event desc="laugh" who="all"/> in the middle of the text, to have only this: LAUGH ALL ?


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Yes. You would have a template that matches event and select the nodes you need:
<xsl:template match="event">
<xsl:value-of select="@desc"/><xsl:text> </xsl:text><xsl:value-of select="@who"/>
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This would be part of a complete XSLT with a call somewhere via <xsl:apply-templates select="event"/>

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