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RE: [xsl] copy-of question

From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@------------>
To:
Date: 4/19/2001 2:43:00 AM
> how can I extract only one element in original form?
> copy-of seems to work here, but I have all the other unwanted
> tags also as
> plain text.
> Is this related to the default rules?
>
>   <xsl:template match="TABLE">
>     <xsl:copy-of select="."/
>   </xsl:template>
>

This is fine in itself, but it depends how you call it.

If you do

<xsl:template match="/">
  <xsl:apply-templates select="(//TABLE)[1]"/>
</xsl:template>

then your output will be a deep copy of the first TABLE element in the
source.

Mike Kay
Software AG


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