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Re: Problem applying XSL to XML that uses a schema

Subject: Re: Problem applying XSL to XML that uses a schema
From: tim@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 06:00:31 -0600
applying xsl to xml
George,

That did the trick.  I knew it would be something simple (in syntax).

Thanks very much,
Tim




Quoting George Cristian Bina <george@xxxxxxx>:

> Hi Tim,
>
> The problem is that you have two different input documents. In the first
> case that works all the elements are in no namespace while in the second
> case that does not work all the elements are in the
> http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement namespace.
> When you use an element name in an XPath expression without specifying a
> prefix that is considered from no namespace. In order to match your
> elements from the http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement namespace you need
> to map a prefix to this namespace and use that when you refer to
> elements from that namespace, something like below:
>
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>      xmlns:t="http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement">
>      <xsl:output method="xml" version="1.1" indent="yes" />
>
>      <xsl:template match="comment()">
>          <xsl:comment><xsl:value-of select="."/></xsl:comment>
>      </xsl:template>
>
>      <xsl:template match="t:subelement|@*">
>          <xsl:copy>
>              <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
>          </xsl:copy>
>      </xsl:template>
>
>      <xsl:template match="t:mainelement|@*">
>          <xsl:copy>
>              <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
>
>              <xsl:comment >NewSubComment1.1</xsl:comment>
>              <xsl:text>&#xA;</xsl:text>
>              <subelement name="newsub">content</subelement>
>              <xsl:comment >NewSubComment1.2</xsl:comment>
>          </xsl:copy>
>      </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
>
> Best Regards,
> George
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> George Cristian Bina
> <oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger
> http://www.oxygenxml.com
>
>
> tim@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am trying to apply an XSL stylesheet to an XML file that uses a schema.
> > I will discuss first what does work.
> >
> > The following is the input XML file (XML1):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
> > <!-- MainComment1 -->
> > <mainelement>
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment1.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub1">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment1.2 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment2.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub2">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment2.2 -->
> >
> > </mainelement>
> > <!-- MainComment2 -->
> >
> >
> > The following is the xsl I have so far (XSL1):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
> > <xsl:output method="xml" version="1.1" indent="yes" />
> >
> > <xsl:template match="comment()">
> >   <xsl:comment><xsl:value-of select="."/></xsl:comment>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="subelement|@*">
> >     <xsl:copy>
> >         <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
> >     </xsl:copy>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="mainelement|@*">
> >   <xsl:copy>
> >       <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
> >
> >       <xsl:comment >NewSubComment1.1</xsl:comment>
> >       <xsl:text>&#xA;</xsl:text>
> >       <subelement name="newsub">content</subelement>
> >       <xsl:comment >NewSubComment1.2</xsl:comment>
> >   </xsl:copy>
> > </xsl:template>
> > </xsl:stylesheet>
> >
> >
> > The following is the output from applying XSL1 to XML1 (OUTPUT1):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <!-- MainComment1 -->
> > <mainelement>
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment1.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub1">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment1.2 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment2.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub2">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment2.2 -->
> >
> > <!--NewSubComment1.1-->
> > <subelement name="newsub">content</subelement>
> > <!--NewSubComment1.2-->
> >
> > </mainelement>
> > <!-- MainComment2 -->
> >
> >
> > This is exactly what I want without the schema (OUTPUT1).  The problem is
> when
> > the XML file uses a schema which is my real world problem.
> >
> > The following is the input XML file that uses the schema (XML2):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
> > <!-- MainComment1 -->
> > <mainelement
> >     xmlns="http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement"
> >     xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
> >     xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement
> > file:///C:/schemas/mainelement.xsd">
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment1.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub1">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment1.2 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment2.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub2">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment2.2 -->
> >
> > </mainelement>
> > <!-- MainComment2 -->
> >
> >
> > When I apply XSL1 to XML2 I get the following output (OUTPUT2):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <!-- MainComment1 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment1.1 -->
> >    content
> >    <!-- SubComment1.2 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment2.1 -->
> >    content
> >    <!-- SubComment2.2 -->
> >
> > <!-- MainComment2 -->
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > OUTPUT2 is clearly not what I want.  I want the exact same output as
> OUTPUT1
> > except with the schema location and xmlns etc.  The following is the
> desired
> > output (DESIREDOUTPUT):
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> > <!-- MainComment1 -->
> > <mainelement
> >     xmlns="http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement"
> >     xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
> >     xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.mydomain.com/mainelement
> > file:///C:/schemas/mainelement.xsd">
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment1.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub1">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment1.2 -->
> >
> >    <!-- SubComment2.1 -->
> >    <subelement name="sub2">content</subelement>
> >    <!-- SubComment2.2 -->
> >
> > <!--NewSubComment1.1-->
> > <subelement name="newsub">content</subelement>
> > <!--NewSubComment1.2-->
> > </mainelement>
> > <!-- MainComment2 -->
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Can anyone help me understand how to modify my XSL1 to create the
> DESIREDOUTPUT?
> >  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I have been trying to make this
> work
> > for days!
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Tim
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------
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