Re: [xsl] XSL value-of select question

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSL value-of select question
From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 15:38:36 -0400
Names of XML elements and attributes may not have spaces.  The name of your
element is "article", NOT "article id".  That's why you get a message saying
it's illegal.

If you want to get the value of the "id" attribute, you would use

<xsl:value-of select='@id'/>

(of course, the context node would have to be the "article" for this to

Tom P

[Samina Islam]

> I also have another questions.  My input XML doc begin
> like this:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
>   <moreovernews>
>      <article id="_21985527">
>  ...
> and continues...
> when I try to get at the value of <article id> by
> typing: "  <xsl:value-of select="article id"/>  ", it
> gives me an error message:

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