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Old May 11th, 2012, 01:56 AM
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Default XSLT - Solving root tag issue

Hi,
I am trying to convert an xml to html using xslt. I face some issues and the issue details are listed at the bottom.

Input XML:
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!-- Edited by XMLSpy® -->
<catalog xmlns="http://siebel.com/OrderManagement/Order/Data" Language="ENU" Locale="English - United States" MessageId="" EnterpriseServerName="RIGSBLPR">
	<cd>
		<title>Empire Burlesque</title>
		<artist>Bob Dylan</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>Columbia</company>
		<price>10.90</price>
		<year>1985</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Hide your heart</title>
		<artist>Bonnie Tyler</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>CBS Records</company>
		<price>9.90</price>
		<year>1988</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Greatest Hits</title>
		<artist>Dolly Parton</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>RCA</company>
		<price>9.90</price>
		<year>1982</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Still got the blues</title>
		<artist>Gary Moore</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Virgin records</company>
		<price>10.20</price>
		<year>1990</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Eros</title>
		<artist>Eros Ramazzotti</artist>
		<country>EU</country>
		<company>BMG</company>
		<price>9.90</price>
		<year>1997</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>One night only</title>
		<artist>Bee Gees</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Polydor</company>
		<price>10.90</price>
		<year>1998</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Sylvias Mother</title>
		<artist>Dr.Hook</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>CBS</company>
		<price>8.10</price>
		<year>1973</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Maggie May</title>
		<artist>Rod Stewart</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Pickwick</company>
		<price>8.50</price>
		<year>1990</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Romanza</title>
		<artist>Andrea Bocelli</artist>
		<country>EU</country>
		<company>Polydor</company>
		<price>10.80</price>
		<year>1996</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>When a man loves a woman</title>
		<artist>Percy Sledge</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>Atlantic</company>
		<price>8.70</price>
		<year>1987</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Black angel</title>
		<artist>Savage Rose</artist>
		<country>EU</country>
		<company>Mega</company>
		<price>10.90</price>
		<year>1995</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>1999 Grammy Nominees</title>
		<artist>Many</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>Grammy</company>
		<price>10.20</price>
		<year>1999</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>For the good times</title>
		<artist>Kenny Rogers</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Mucik Master</company>
		<price>8.70</price>
		<year>1995</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Big Willie style</title>
		<artist>Will Smith</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>Columbia</company>
		<price>9.90</price>
		<year>1997</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Tupelo Honey</title>
		<artist>Van Morrison</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Polydor</company>
		<price>8.20</price>
		<year>1971</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Soulsville</title>
		<artist>Jorn Hoel</artist>
		<country>Norway</country>
		<company>WEA</company>
		<price>7.90</price>
		<year>1996</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>The very best of</title>
		<artist>Cat Stevens</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Island</company>
		<price>8.90</price>
		<year>1990</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Stop</title>
		<artist>Sam Brown</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>A and M</company>
		<price>8.90</price>
		<year>1988</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Bridge of Spies</title>
		<artist>T`Pau</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Siren</company>
		<price>7.90</price>
		<year>1987</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Private Dancer</title>
		<artist>Tina Turner</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>Capitol</company>
		<price>8.90</price>
		<year>1983</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Midt om natten</title>
		<artist>Kim Larsen</artist>
		<country>EU</country>
		<company>Medley</company>
		<price>7.80</price>
		<year>1983</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Pavarotti Gala Concert</title>
		<artist>Luciano Pavarotti</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>DECCA</company>
		<price>9.90</price>
		<year>1991</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>The dock of the bay</title>
		<artist>Otis Redding</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>Atlantic</company>
		<price>7.90</price>
		<year>1987</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Picture book</title>
		<artist>Simply Red</artist>
		<country>EU</country>
		<company>Elektra</company>
		<price>7.20</price>
		<year>1985</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Red</title>
		<artist>The Communards</artist>
		<country>UK</country>
		<company>London</company>
		<price>7.80</price>
		<year>1987</year>
	</cd>
	<cd>
		<title>Unchain my heart</title>
		<artist>Joe Cocker</artist>
		<country>USA</country>
		<company>EMI</company>
		<price>8.20</price>
		<year>1987</year>
	</cd>
</catalog>
XSLT:

Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!-- Edited by XMLSpy® -->
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
<xsl:template match="/">
  <html>
  <body>
    <h2>My CD Collection</h2>
    <table border="1">
      <tr bgcolor="#9acd32">
        <th>Title</th>
        <th>Artist</th>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td><xsl:value-of select="catalog/cd/title"/></td>
        <td><xsl:value-of select="catalog/cd/artist"/></td>
      </tr>
    </table>
  </body>
  </html>
</xsl:template>
</xsl:stylesheet>
Above code doesn't produce any output. However, if the root tag catalog is changed to just <catalog> without any attributes for that, it works perfectly.

What is the reason for this behavior?

Please give me your suggestions if you find an answer.

Thanks.
 
Old May 11th, 2012, 04:07 AM
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Read the first sticky post in this forum especially the part about default namespaces.
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Old May 11th, 2012, 05:53 AM
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Solved the issue. Thanks for the reference.





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