Re: [xsl] Automatically copying an element's attributes and their values

Subject: Re: [xsl] Automatically copying an element's attributes and their values
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 16:33:41 -0400
At 2003-09-07 16:13 -0400, Mary McRae wrote:
I would like to pass through attributes and their
values without having to a) test to see if the
attribute has a value specified, and b) explicitly
output the value.

This can be done with the single instruction:

<xsl:copy-of select="@*"/>

I tried using the code submitted by Mike Brown in
Dave Pawson's FAQ:

        <xsl:for-each select="@*">
        <xsl:attribute name="name()">
                        <xsl:value-of select="."/>

What is missing here is the attribute value template. The example above should be:

<xsl:attribute name="{name()}">

The attribute value template causes the contents to be evaluated.

Either the example is wrong, or during transcription the brace brackets were missed.

I hope this helps.

.............. Ken

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