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Re: [xsl] Apply-templates - how to omit top level element tags?
Date: 9/8/2005 10:07:00 PM
<h1> <!-- THIS IS WHAT I NEEDED --> <xsl:apply-templates select="Name/node()"/> </h1> That works but makes things look a lot more complicated than need be. You probably just want to replace all that by <xsl:apply-templates select="Name"/> and have <xsl:template match="Guide/Name"> <h1><xsl:apply-templates/></h1> </xsl:template> That's probably a more natural xslt coding style. > Oh, and here's the resultant HTML (I think I needed <xsl:output> to omit > the XML markup): No xsl:output doen't affect the output of xml elements (only elements inno namespace with the names of html elements) html output would have been the default if <html> had been your top level element but you have output a top level <How-To-Select> element, was that intentional? If you intent to have an xml file that carries some html content you do not want to use the html output method as the result will not be well formed xml in general (as your example shows meta doesn't have a closing tag. David ________________________________________________________________________ This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star. The service is powered by MessageLabs. For more information on a proactive anti-virus service working around the clock, around the globe, visit: http://www.star.net.uk ________________________________________________________________________