RE: deep "copy-of" a source fragment
Is this what you want? <xsl:template match="/"> <xsl:copy-of select="html/body/node()"/> </xsl:template> > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Terence > Kearns > Sent: Wednesday, 4 September 2002 18:48 > To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: deep "copy-of" a source fragment > > > Hi everyone, I just joined this list so "greetings". I joined because > even after reading the entire > http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N1930.html page on copying, and > reading the reference on xsl:copy and xsl:copy-of I am still > vexed by an > annoying problem. I'm using XALAN through the ColdFusion MX > implementation of their xmlTransform() function. I'm not sure exactly > which version of Xalan that is. > > I'm trying to deep copy [the _content_ of] an xhtml body > element. I have > users who enter arbitary HTML which I then pass through HTML > TIDY which > produces a nice well-formed XHTML document for me. I want to > extract the > body and store the content only. > > With my existing attempts, I either get a concatenated string > of all the > leaf text-nodes, or I get the whole entire file. > > Here's what's stange, if I do a > > <?xml version="1.0"?> > <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" > xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"> > > <xsl:template match="/"> > <xsl:copy-of select="node()"/> > </xsl:template> > > </xsl:stylesheet> > > I get the entire source tree copied to result tree. > > *This is to be expectd* > > but if I change > > match="/" > > to > > match="/html/body" > > then I get leaf nodes again :( > I also tried > > match="/html/body/" > match="/html/body/*" > match="/html/body/@*|node()" > match="/html/body/node()" > > no dice... I either get leaf text nodes or the whole entire file. > > makes no difference if I change > > select="node()" > > to > > select="." > > or > > select="@*|node()" > > > Is there no way at all to copy a fragment from the source > tree onto the > result tree?! > > I've also tried a boatload of other things... too many to list... > > I know I can do this using a regular expression instead, but > that's not > the point, I _should_ be able to do it easily with XSLT. > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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