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Hi,
I'm having tons of error message "Namespace prefix 'xsl' is not defined". I'm quite sure that i stuffed up something but i can't seem to find it.

Help please!

Anyway, what i'm trying to do is convert/transform the output from SQL Server 2000 to a XML which is formatted/indented by using System.Xml.Xsl.XslCompiledTransform(). See my code below...

   Protected Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Using conn As New Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("SMI_CENTRISConnectionString").ConnectionString)
            Dim cmd As New Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand("SMI_P001_XML_Download_Test", conn)
            cmd.CommandType = Data.CommandType.StoredProcedure
            conn.Open()
            Dim da As New Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter(cmd)
            Dim ds As New Data.DataSet
            da.Fill(ds)
            Dim nowString As String = Now.ToString("dd-MM-yyyy hh.mm.ss")
            Dim fileName As String = "D:\TEMP\SMI_Student_Transfer_" & nowString & ".xml"
            Dim doc As System.Xml.XmlDataDocument = New System.Xml.XmlDataDocument(ds)
            Dim transform As New System.Xml.Xsl.XslCompiledTransform()

            transform.Load("D:\Inetpub\wwwroot\WebSite2\SMI_Tracker_Download3.xsl")

            Dim writer As System.Xml.XmlTextWriter = New System.Xml.XmlTextWriter(fileName, System.Text.Encoding.UTF8)

            writer.Formatting = System.Xml.Formatting.Indented
            writer.Indentation = 4
            transform.Transform(doc, Nothing, writer)

        End Using
    End Sub

....BUT for some reason i'm having tons of error messages in my xsl template.

<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="D:\Inetpub\wwwroot\WebSite2\SMI_Tracker_Download3.xsl" version="1.0" />
<xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes" encoding="utf-8" omit-xml-declaration="no" />
 
  <xsl:template match="/">
    <XferFile>
      <xsl:call-template name="callCTfile" />
    </XferFile> 
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callCTfile">
     <CTfile>
         <xsl:call-template name="callHeader" />
         <xsl:call-template name="callCTFpupilData" />
    </CTfile>
  </xsl:template>
 
 
  <xsl:template name="callHeader">
     <Header>
         <DocumentName>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DocumentName" />
         </DocumentName>
         <CTFversion>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/CTFversion" />
         </CTFversion>
         <DateTime>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DateTime" />
         </DateTime>
         <DocumentQualifier>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DocumentQualifier" />
         </DocumentQualifier>
         <SupplierID>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SupplierID" />
         </SupplierID>
         <xsl:call-template name="callSourceSchool" />
         <xsl:call-template name="callDestSchool" />
     </Header>
 
  <xsl:template name="callSourceSchool">
         <SourceSchool>
             <LEA>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SchoolSourceLEACode" />
             </LEA>
             <Estab>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SourceSchoolEstablishmentCode" />
             </Estab>
             <SchoolName>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SchoolName" />
             </SchoolName>
             <AcademicYear>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AcademicYear" />
             </AcademicYear>
         </SourceSchool>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callDestSchool">
         <DestSchool>
             <LEA>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DestLEA" />
             </LEA>
             <Estab>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DestEstab" />
             </Estab>
         </DestSchool>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callCTFpupilData">
      <CTFpupilData>
          <xsl:call-template name="callPupil" />
      </CTFpupilData>
  </xsl:template>
 
 <xsl:template name="callPupil">
          <Pupil>
              <UPN>
                  <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/NationalUPN" />
              </UPN>
              <Surname>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/LegalSurname" />
              </Surname>
              <ForeName>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/FirstName" />
              </ForeName>
              <DOB>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DOB" />
              </DOB>
              <Gender>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Sex" />
              </Gender>
              <xsl:call-template name="callBasicDetails" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callAddress" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callContacts" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callSchoolHistory" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callSuppInfo" />
          </Pupil>
  </xsl:template>
 
 <xsl:template name="callBasicDetails">
              <BasicDetails>
                  <FormerUPN>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/PreviousNationalUPN" />
                  </FormerUPN>
                  <PreferredSurname>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Surname" />
                  </PreferredSurname>
                  <PreferredForename>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/OtherNames" />
                  </PreferredForename>
                  <NCYearActual>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/NCYearActual" />
                  </NCYearActual>
                  <Ethnicity>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Ethnicity" />
                  </Ethnicity>
                  <EthnicitySource>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/EthnicitySource" />
                  </EthnicitySource>
                  <xsl:call-template name="callLanguages" />
                  <FSMEligible>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/FSMEligible" />
                  </FSMEligible>
                  <MedicalFlag>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/MedicalFlag" />
                  </MedicalFlag>
                  <EnrolStatus>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/EnrolStatus" />
                  </EnrolStatus>
                  <Statemented>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SENStatemented" />
                  </Statemented>
              </BasicDetails>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callLanguages">
                  <Languages>
                      <Type>
                          <LanguageQualifier>
                              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/LanguageQualifier" />
                          </LanguageQualifier>
                          <Language>
                              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Language" />
                          </Language>
                      </Type>
                  </Languages>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:call-template name="callAddress" />
              <Address>
                  <AddressLines>
                      <Line1>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine1" />
                      </Line1>
                      <Line2>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine2" />
                      </Line2>
                      <Line3>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine3" />
                      </Line3>
                      <Line4>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Town" />
                      </Line4>
                      <Line5>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/County" />
                      </Line5>
                      <Postcode>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/PostCode" />
                      </Postcode>
                  </AddressLines>
              </Address>
  </xsl:template>

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by:Carl Tawn
ID: 24017243
This line:

   <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="D:\Inetpub\wwwroot\WebSite2\SMI_Tracker_Download3.xsl" version="1.0" />

Should say:

    <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/Transform/XSL" version="1.0" />

The xsl namespace is standards defined so needs to be as above.
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by:Carl Tawn
ID: 24017251
Oops, back to front, that should say:

<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" version="1.0" />
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by:jsuanque
ID: 24024113
Hello Carl Tawn,

It was originally with that information but still recieved tons of error...I've attached the new xsl snippet...

Also just found that when i hover my cursor over line 3 (<xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes" encoding="utf-8" omit-xml-declaration="no" />) on the xsl:output method part it says "XML document cannot contain multiple root level elements".
<?xml version="1.0" standalone="yes"?> 
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" version="1.0" /> 
<xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes" encoding="utf-8" omit-xml-declaration="no" />
 
  <xsl:template match="/">
    <XferFile>
      <xsl:call-template name="callCTfile" />
    </XferFile> 
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callCTfile">
     <CTfile>
         <xsl:call-template name="callHeader" />
         <xsl:call-template name="callCTFpupilData" />
    </CTfile>
  </xsl:template>
 
 
  <xsl:template name="callHeader">
     <Header>
         <DocumentName>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DocumentName" />
         </DocumentName>
         <CTFversion>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/CTFversion" />
         </CTFversion>
         <DateTime>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DateTime" />
         </DateTime>
         <DocumentQualifier>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DocumentQualifier" />
         </DocumentQualifier>
         <SupplierID>
             <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SupplierID" />
         </SupplierID>
         <xsl:call-template name="callSourceSchool" />
         <xsl:call-template name="callDestSchool" />
     </Header>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callSourceSchool">
         <SourceSchool>
             <LEA>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SchoolSourceLEACode" />
             </LEA>
             <Estab>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SourceSchoolEstablishmentCode" />
             </Estab>
             <SchoolName>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SchoolName" />
             </SchoolName>
             <AcademicYear>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AcademicYear" />
             </AcademicYear>
         </SourceSchool>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callDestSchool">
         <DestSchool>
             <LEA>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DestLEA" />
             </LEA>
             <Estab>
                 <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DestEstab" />
             </Estab>
         </DestSchool>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callCTFpupilData">
      <CTFpupilData>
          <xsl:call-template name="callPupil" />
      </CTFpupilData>
  </xsl:template>
 
 <xsl:template name="callPupil">
          <Pupil>
              <UPN>
                  <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/NationalUPN" />
              </UPN>
              <Surname>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/LegalSurname" />
              </Surname>
              <ForeName>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/FirstName" />
              </ForeName>
              <DOB>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/DOB" />
              </DOB>
              <Gender>
              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Sex" />
              </Gender>
              <xsl:call-template name="callBasicDetails" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callAddress" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callContacts" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callSchoolHistory" />
              <xsl:call-template name="callSuppInfo" />
          </Pupil>
  </xsl:template>
 
 <xsl:template name="callBasicDetails">
              <BasicDetails>
                  <FormerUPN>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/PreviousNationalUPN" />
                  </FormerUPN>
                  <PreferredSurname>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Surname" />
                  </PreferredSurname>
                  <PreferredForename>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/OtherNames" />
                  </PreferredForename>
                  <NCYearActual>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/NCYearActual" />
                  </NCYearActual>
                  <Ethnicity>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Ethnicity" />
                  </Ethnicity>
                  <EthnicitySource>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/EthnicitySource" />
                  </EthnicitySource>
                  <xsl:call-template name="callLanguages" />
                  <FSMEligible>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/FSMEligible" />
                  </FSMEligible>
                  <MedicalFlag>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/MedicalFlag" />
                  </MedicalFlag>
                  <EnrolStatus>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/EnrolStatus" />
                  </EnrolStatus>
                  <Statemented>
                      <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/SENStatemented" />
                  </Statemented>
              </BasicDetails>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callLanguages">
                  <Languages>
                      <Type>
                          <LanguageQualifier>
                              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/LanguageQualifier" />
                          </LanguageQualifier>
                          <Language>
                              <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Language" />
                          </Language>
                      </Type>
                  </Languages>
  </xsl:template>
 
  <xsl:template name="callAddress">
              <Address>
                  <AddressLines>
                      <Line1>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine1" />
                      </Line1>
                      <Line2>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine2" />
                      </Line2>
                      <Line3>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/AddressLine3" />
                      </Line3>
                      <Line4>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/Town" />
                      </Line4>
                      <Line5>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/County" />
                      </Line5>
                      <Postcode>
                          <xsl:value-of select="/NewDataSet/Table/PostCode" />
                      </Postcode>
                  </AddressLines>
              </Address>
  </xsl:template>

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Carl Tawn earned 1000 total points
ID: 24024139
I think all of your errors are probably being cause by one small typo. You shouldn't have the / at the end of the xsl:stylesheet line, as this is closing the tag and therefore it is treating the xsl:output tag as a root element.

The line should say:

    <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" version="1.0">
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Thanks got it...aside from other syntaxes.
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