RE: text values of nodes
Hey Todd: Well, you hit it that that's not the best format for XML to be in, but.... Try out: <xsl:value-of select="normalize-space(substring-before(group, key))"/> HTH! Dion -----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 values contained within the entire GROUP node (abc 8873 X32 20020430 C 6 P) is there a way to work with this poorly formed XML? <group>abc <key>8873 <idcode>X32 <date>20020430 <rectype>C <IST>6</IST> <PRIMISS>P</PRIMISS> </rectype> </date> </idcode> </key> </group> Todd Binder todd_binder@xxxxxxxxxxx _________________________________________________________________ MSN 8 with e-mail virus protection service: 2 months FREE* http://join.msn.com/?page=features/virus 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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