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Hi,
go to http://www.demo.izi.se/test.asp

what to do next to present this readable in our site? I don´t know what to do with the XSL file end where to put it or is it possible to include a XSL file?


set xmlDoc=CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLDOM")
xmlDoc.async="false"
xmlDoc.load("http://www.demo.izi.se/cat1.xml")

path="//*[@id='100']"
set nodes=xmlDoc.selectNodes(path)

for each x in nodes
  document.write("<xmp>")
  document.write(x.xml)
  document.write("</xmp>")
next
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by:Cyrrus30
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Well, once that your XSL file is done, just display your XML object using this syntax:

'You need another XMLDOM (or whatever object you,re using for your XML) object, in wich you load your XSL file. Then:

Response.Write ( objXML.transformNode ( objXSL ) )

I don't know if it's what you're looking for...
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by:jenmat
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well, i am not really sure how to handle the ID in the XML file to create a proper XSL. Is that something you can provide a start to? The XML contains a lot of data using <categories> and <category> with several IDs. I want to be able to sort out different categories and for example create a menu och select menu. I think i have a start in the above with the "sort out".
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Well, I,m not a XSL guru, I only used it for basic display. Your XSL file contains, for the basic, lines like this:

<xsl:template match="category">
        <span class="title1"><xsl:value-of select="."/></span><br/>
 </xsl:template>

In this exemple, it will display all elements named Category (to follow your exemple), put them in a span with a class named title1, and put a carriage-return after.
The line
<xsl:value-of select="."/> means that it will take all elements named "category". You can be selective here (never did it, so I can't go further onthis).

It's quite simple when you want to apply styles, but if you want sometinh more complicated, like a select (dropdown), I can't help you anymore.. :)
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