Editing the Template That Matches the Root Node

This topic is part of a sequence that starts with Creating a New Sample Stylesheet.

Begin writing your stylesheet by adding instructions to the template that explicitly matches the root node in your source document:

In the XSLT editor, edit the contents of the root template so that it contains only the following contents. As you type, Stylus Studio displays a pop-up menu that lists possible instructions. You can scroll the list and double-click the entry you want, or you can continue typing. If you want, you can copy the text from here and paste it into the Templates view.

<h3><center>Books in Stock</center></h3>
<table align="center" cellpadding="5">
<xsl:apply-templates select="bookstore/book"/>


Ensure that you do one of the following:

  • Remove the xsl:apply-templates instruction that you inserted earlier.
  • Edit the xsl:apply-templates instruction to include the select attribute as shown above, and place it in the correct location.
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