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Msg#: 3915785 posted 2:18 pm on May 18, 2009 (gmt 0)

I am new to xml and having trouble with the code below. The rest of my page works perfectly. I am trying to pull in an external link and an internal link and nothing shows. The internal link text is the NavName attribute and the external link text is the Link attribute.

Does anyone see what I am doing wrong?

Here's the xsl.
____________________
<p>
<xsl:for-each select="Page">
<choose>
<when>
<a href="@URL"><value-of select="@Link" /></a>
</when>
<otherwise>
<a href="@URL"><value-of select="@NavName" /></a>
</otherwise>
</choose>
</xsl:for-each>
</p>
Here's the xml
________________
<Page Name="LinkList" Link="Test" URL="http://www.google.com" />
<Page ID="x1092" Name="LinkList" Link="People & Communities" URL="x1092.xml?Preview=true&Site=&UserAgent=&IncludeAllPages=true&tfrm=4" Title="People & Communities" Abstract="People & Communities" NavName="People & Communities" CreationDate="20090513T14:32:00" Changed="20090513T18:33:10" CategoryIds="" Schema="SectionFront" />

 

httpwebwitch

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Msg#: 3915785 posted 1:25 am on May 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

1) you need to prepend all XSLT entities with the XSL namespace.

<xsl:choose>
<xsl:when>

2) invalid XSLT syntax:
<a href="@URL">

should be

<a>
<xsl:attribute name="href" value="@URL"/>
<value-of select="@NavName" />
</a>

3) <xsl:choose> and <xsl:when> requires a conditional statement (it's analogous to an "if" statement...

W3Schools has some wicked tutorials on XSLT.
[w3schools.com...]

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Msg#: 3915785 posted 1:30 pm on May 19, 2009 (gmt 0)

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