RE: explain of Joerg xslt (was: xsl:copy ...)
Carsten, actually your xslt is much more understandable for me. I could follow its logic... something that couldn't do it with Joerg's xslt. Thanks for taking the time to fix yours. I will use Joerg's xslt as you recommend but I would like to understand a few things. I will write the lines number to the xslt :) 1 <xsl:stylesheet> 2 <xsl:key name="Indice" match="Indice" use="@IdRef"/> 3 <xsl:template match="TreeData"> 4 <tree> 5 <xsl:apply-templates select="Indice[not(@IdRef)]"/> 6 </tree> 7 </xsl:template> 8 <xsl:template match="Indice"> 9 <tree> 10 <xsl:apply-templates select="@*"/> 11 <xsl:apply-templates select="key('Indice', @IdIndice)"/> 12 </tree> 13 </xsl:template> 14 <xsl:template match="@*"> 15 <xsl:copy-of select="."/> 16 </xsl:template> 17 <xsl:template match="@Nombre"> 18 <xsl:attribute name="text"><xsl:value-of select="."/></xsl:attribute> 19 </xsl:template> 20 </xsl:stylesheet> So here are the questions Lines 8 to 13. We are inside each "Indice" branch. i) which is the difference between match and select attr of xsl:template? ii) Why the Indice tag is changing for the tree tag? Only by putting the <tree> tag inside the <xsl:template> which matchs the tag name Indice will do the trick? This syntax wants to say: Match all Indice tags and when you find each one parse and write <tree> <xsl:appl... </tree> instead of what the Indice tag has inside it? hope you understand this question :) iii) line 10. I cannot understand the concept of apply-templates. this wants to say: Apply templates to all attributes inside Indice.? is this done in order to make possible the apply of line 14-16? iv) line 11. this means: apply templates to all Indice tags inside the Indice tag being parsed. ?this is recursive, isn't it? v) line 15. differences between xsl:copy and xsl:copy-of. vi) line 15. The "dot" means: the content inside the attributes? ok guys. that's all... you're giving me really wealthy information. I appreciate your effort. thanks, Matias > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Carsten Klein > Sent: domingo, 07 de abril de 2002 11:44 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: Book recommendation (was: xsl:copy - change > attributes and tag name) > > > Hi Matias, > > I see that there is already a post by Joerg, who uses a key to > locate elements in the document. > This is much better, since keys increase overall performance, > especially when dealing with > large documents. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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