populating xml using xslt horizontally

Posted on 2006-07-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I'm trying to transform XML file sample below:

   <month name="June">
       <item id="one">45</item>
       <item id="two">65</item>
       <item id="three">94</item>
   <month name="July">
       <item id="one">34</item>
       <item id="two">23</item>
       <item id="three">12</item>

to HTML table below:

      June      July
one      34      44
two      12      23
three      45      76

using XSLT.   However I am not able to populate 'June' and 'July' in the HTML table.
Question by:kaushalshah
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Accepted Solution

owenli27 earned 500 total points
ID: 17135859
Try use this XSL to see if it work:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?>  
 <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="">
 <xsl:output method="html" />
 <xsl:template match="/">
  <td> </td>
  <xsl:for-each select="ticket/month">
  <td> <xsl:value-of select="@name"/></td>

  <xsl:for-each select="ticket/month">
  <xsl:for-each select="item">
   <xsl:if test="'one'=@id">
   <td> <xsl:value-of select="." /></td>

  <xsl:for-each select="ticket/month">
  <xsl:for-each select="item">
   <xsl:if test="'two'=@id">
   <td> <xsl:value-of select="." /></td>

  <xsl:for-each select="ticket/month">
  <xsl:for-each select="item">
   <xsl:if test="'three'=@id">
   <td> <xsl:value-of select="." /></td>

Author Comment

ID: 17168017
awesome.   just one question;  in '<td> <xsl:value-of select="." /></td>', what is select="."?

Expert Comment

ID: 17168888
It is an expression to tell xsl to return and output the current element value

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