RE: Tags to HTML page
> Sorry for the basic question, but i don't understand the use of > <xsl:apply-templates/> in Michael solution. If it was <xsl:value-of > select="."/> i can understand what it does, but not like that... I don't know what can appear inside an <h3> element. I don't know if you told me, but even if you did, I prefer to write the code in such a way that it doesn't matter. By writing xsl:apply-templates, I am saying "process whatever you find inside the h3 element according to the rules defined for that kind of content". For example, if there is an <a> element inside the <h3>, then it will process that according to the rules for handling <a> elements. If all it finds is text, then the text will be processed using the default rule for text nodes, which is equivalent to <xsl:value-of select="."/>. By contrast, if you use xsl:value-of directly, your template rule will only handle an <h3> element properly if it contains pure text. This use of apply-templates is central to the "rule-based" approach to stylesheet design, which enables you to make your stylesheet resilient to variations in document structure, and thus to increase the reusability of the template rules. You described your problem in rule-based terms "when there is an h3 element, do this...", and that's precisely the structure a rule-based stylesheet should take. Michael Kay > > For my understanding, the apply-templates will call the > template in wich it is > inserted, in this case <xsl:template match="h3">? But then > there is a loop > processing, or am i thinking procedural? > > I normally use w3schools site as reference, but the example > there is not clear > to me, either... > > Again, sorry for the basic question... > > Citando Michael Kay <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>: > > > > > > > Whenever there is a <h3> tag I should surrond it with more tags > > > > > > <myowntag:bind path="someCode"> > > > <h3>Test Conversion</h3> > > > </myowntag> > > > > > > > > > Basically the input is a JSP and I need to add some Tag > > > libraries to it. > > > > > > What would be the best way to do it. > > > > > > > <xsl:template match="h3"> > > <myowntag:bind path="someCode"> > > <h3><xsl:apply-templates/></h3> > > </myowntag:bind> > > </xsl:template> > > > > Note that writing a stylesheet in terms of template rules > corresponds > > exactly to the way you described the problem: "whenever > there is an <h3> tag > > [you mean element] I should..." > > > > Michael Kay > > > > > > > > > > > > O SAPO ja esta livre de vmrus com a Panda Software, fique vocj tambim! > Clique em: http://antivirus.sapo.pt
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