RE: How to delete empty element tag from output XML?
> I use XSLT to convert XML to XML and HTML. I need to delete > the tag when > there are no value in the output. for example, I have XSLT as > following: > <NAME><xsl:value-of select="N1" /></NAME> > I don't need <NAME /> or <NAME> </NAME>. > One way I can do it is use <xsl:if> outside of <Name> tag, > but that's too > much for me because I have a lot of similar tags. Try <xsl:template match="*" mode="copy-unless-empty"> <xsl:if test="node()"> <xsl:copy> <xsl:copy-of select="@*"/> <xsl:value-of select="."/> </xsl:copy> </xsl:if> </xsl:template> and then use <xsl:apply-templates mode="copy-unless-empty"/> to process these elements. > > Another related question is that some time I need put a > default value if nothing there. A similar technique should do the trick. Mike Kay XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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