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Default How to remove numbers in XML files using xsl


I am translating xml files with xsl...

Input XML file:

<sec><title>1 Introduction</title>
<sec><title>1.1 XY Leo</title>

I want to convert output xml file like below:

Output XML file:

<sec><title>XY Leo</title>

Thanks in Advance,
S. Rajamuthukumar

Old April 15th, 2008, 06:43 AM
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Write a template for 'title' elements that removes the leading numbers e.g. with XSLT 2.0
  <xsl:template match="title">
      <xsl:value-of select="replace(., '^[\d\.]+', '')"/>
  Martin Honnen
  Microsoft MVP - XML

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