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RE: text values of nodes

Subject: RE: text values of nodes
From: "Dion Houston" <dionh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 13:43:12 -0800
text thread in houston
Hey Todd:

Well, you hit it that that's not the best format for XML to be in,

Try out:

<xsl:value-of select="normalize-space(substring-before(group, key))"/>



-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Binder [mailto:todd_binder@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 1:34 PM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject:  text values of nodes

I have some XML (unfortunately I did not generate it, else I would have 
created it in a manner that was easier to transform) that is extremely 
nested, and am having problems extracting elements of it vis XSL

can I grab just the group value (abc)?

when I try to grab <xsl:value-of select="group"/> I get back all the
contained within the entire GROUP node (abc 8873 X32 20020430 C 6 P)

is there a way to work with this poorly formed XML?


Todd Binder

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    • Todd Binder - Tue, 12 Nov 2002 16:29:44 -0500 (EST)
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