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Subject: Re: Table type output in text fromat in a xml file
From: rasha dwidar <rasha_dwidar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 00:45:44 -0800 (PST)
Re:  Table type output in text fromat in a  xml file
Hi All,

Thanks for your prompt reply but I need the result to be in text format not html format.

Ken,  I did something like that before but it lost the indentation as table format. Do u know how I can implement indentation or padding so I can have the same look and feel as table format. As If I have testcase name = test000000000000000001, I will lose the alignment in the table.

Thanks 
Rasha

----- Original Message ----
From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 5:06:14 PM
Subject: Re:  Table type output in text fromat in a  xml file

 At 2007-12-26 13:21 -0800, rasha dwidar wrote:
>I have xml file as mentioned below. I want to use xsl to display it 
>in text format. I want to present xml data in table in text format. 
>Is that possible?

Yes ... use method="text" and all of the text nodes of the result 
tree are serialized into the result, with the element markup  suppressed.

>XML file
>...
>I want to display it in text format like that.
>...
>I appreciate your help

I hope the example below helps ... it is using XSLT 2.0 ... if you 
need to use XSLT 1.0, change:

    <xsl:value-of select="'  ',@name,'  ',@result,'  ',@comment"/>

to:

    <xsl:value-of select="concat('   ',@name,'   ',@result,'    ',@comment)"/>

. . . . . . . . . . Ken

T:\ftemp>type rasha.xml
<test>
<testcase name="test001" result="failed" comment="test failed"/>
<testcase name="test001" result="failed" comment="test failed"/>
<testcase name="test001" result="passed" comment="test passed"/>
</test>

T:\ftemp>type rasha.xsl
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="US-ASCII"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
                 version="2.0">

<xsl:output method="text"/>

<xsl:template match="test">
   <xsl:text>
    Name       Result    Comment
</xsl:text>
   <xsl:apply-templates select="testcase"/>
</xsl:template>

<xsl:template match="testcase">
   <xsl:value-of select="'  ',@name,'  ',@result,'  ',@comment"/>
   <xsl:text>
</xsl:text>
</xsl:template>

</xsl:stylesheet>
T:\ftemp>xslt2 rasha.xml rasha.xsl rasha.txt

T:\ftemp>type rasha.txt

    Name       Result    Comment
    test001    failed    test failed
    test001    failed    test failed
    test001    passed    test passed

T:\ftemp>

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