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Re: [xsl] Ignoring default attributes during XSL transform

From: Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heinicke@------>
To:
Date: 4/18/2002 2:19:00 AM
As far as I know, the default value (from DTD) of attributes are added 
by the parser (please correct me if I'm wrong). So when the stylesheet 
gets the document, every attribute is in the XML tree. But the 
stylesheet knows nothing about whether it's a default value - the 
attribute is in the tree, not more, not less.



Regards,



Joerg



Manny Parasirakis wrote:
My follow on question is whether or not there is a way to compare an 
attribute value to its default value defined in the DTD?



At 10:02 PM 4/17/2002 +0200, Joerg Heinicke wrote:



<xsl:apply-templates select="* | @*[. != '']">



Regards,



Joerg



Manny Parasirakis wrote:



I am trying to figure out how I can ignore outputting attributes 
whose values are not set (=""). I am fairly new at this but cannot 
figure it out. I need to do this for all XML tags. Here is my XSL:

<xsl:template match="*|@*">

        <xsl:copy>

                <xsl:apply-templates select="*|@*"/>

        </xsl:copy>

</xsl:template>

I've tried a bunch of things but cannot figure this out.

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