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Old February 23rd, 2009, 01:07 AM
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Question XSLT 1.0 Split one Field into Two

Hi all,

I have a situation where I need to take a XML response and split the values given into two fields. Im using XSLT version 1.0 and my XML looks like this:


I would like this to look something like this after XSL transformation:


The separator is the "|"

Is there are simple way to do this?

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Old February 23rd, 2009, 02:08 AM
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Try this:

<xsl:template match="ns:response">
<field1><xsl:value-of select="substring-before(., '|')"/></field1>
<field2><xsl:value-of select="substring-after(., '|')"/></field2>
Old February 23rd, 2009, 02:10 AM
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" version="1.0" xmlns:ns="http://www.foo.org">
    <xsl:template match="/">
            <xsl:value-of select="substring-before(ns:response/thisisresponse,'|') "/>
            <xsl:value-of select="substring-after(ns:response/thisisresponse,'|') "/>
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Thanks a lot for your help. It worked perfectly!

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