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Subject: Re: template to convert all attributes' name to lowercase
From: Heping Zhang <phoenix.zhp@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 16:54:37 +0800
Re:  template to convert all attributes' name to lowerc
thank you Xmlizer! In the file, one element just have one attribute of
the certain name. I just need to standlize case of name otherwise the
workflow designer rejects to open the file.
Still thank you very much!

2009/5/28 Xmlizer <xmlizer+xsllist@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Well
> Well
> The answer is more or less the one proposed by Mike
> <xsl:stylesheet version="2.0"
>    xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>    <xsl:template match="*">
>        <xsl:element name="{lower-case(name())}"
>            <xsl:apply-templates select="@* | node()"/>
>        </xsl:element>
>    </xsl:template>
>    <xsl:template match="@*">
>        <xsl:attribute name="{lower-case(name())}"
> namespace="{namespace-uri()}">
>            <xsl:value-of select="."/>
>        </xsl:attribute>
>    </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> Buy anyway, you have to take care about the fact that if you have
> attribute with name that only differ by case, you might end up being
> surprise by the result
> Xmlizer
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I hava a task to convert all attributes' name in a xslt file
>>> to lowercase. Actually I don't know whether it's a xslt file.
>> It's not an XSLT file, it's a stylesheet written in an obsolete Microsoft
>> language (often called WD-xsl) that was based on an early draft of XSLT,
>> with Microsoft additions and deletions.
>>> It looks strange, like this:
>>> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>>> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl">
>>>       <xsl:template match=" / ">
>>>               <HTML>
>>>                       <BodY bgColor="#c0c0c0" Class="screen"
>>> id="FNSScreen">
>>>                       //many html things go here.
>>>                       </BodY>
>>>               </HTML>
>>>       </xsl:template>
>>> </xsl:stylesheet>
>>> I'm a novice of  xslt and have only two days to finish this task.
>> Usually if a task is urgent and the user is a novice I reckon the best
>> advice I can give is "don't even attempt it, you will only make a mess of
>> it". However this one is fairly easy. I suspect you want to change the
>> element names to lower-case too? That's essentially a modified identity
>> stylesheet:
>> <xsl:stylesheet version="2.0"
>> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>>  <xsl:template match="*">
>>    <xsl:element name="lower-case(name())" namespace="{namespace-uri()}">
>>      <xsl:apply-templates select="@* | node()"/>
>>    </xsl:element>
>>  </xsl:template>
>>  <xsl:template match="@*">
>>    <xsl:attribute name="lower-case(name())" namespace="{namespace-uri()}">
>>      <xsl:value-of select="."/>
>>    </xsl:element>
>>  </xsl:template>
>> </xsl:stylesheet>
>> That solution uses XSLT 2.0. If for some reason you have to use XSLT 1.0,
>> you can replace
>> lower-case(X)
>> by
>> translate(X, 'ABCDE....Z', 'abcde....z')
>> Regards,
>> Michael Kay
>> http://www.saxonica.com/
>> http://twitter.com/michaelhkay

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