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Posted on 2012-03-28
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Hi Experts I m new with XSLT and need some help.
First of all how do I test my XSLT and XML using the browser ?

My next question is that I have the following XML file
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<horaire_session>
  <session>
    <annee>2012</annee>
    <numero>1</numero>
  </session>
  <cours_offert>
    <sigle>INF4163</sigle>
    <seance type="cours">
      <groupe>01</groupe>
      <jour>mar</jour>
      <debut>
        <h>08</h>
        <m>30</m>
      </debut>
      <fin>
        <h>11</h>
        <m>30</m>
      </fin>
    </seance>
    <seance type="TD">
      <groupe>01</groupe>
      <jour>jeu</jour>
      <debut>
        <h>15</h>
        <m>45</m>
      </debut>
       <fin>
        <h>11</h>
        <m>30</m>
      </fin>
      </seance>
  </cours_offert>
</horaire_session>

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I need two XSLT transformation :

- One to add an element to that file
- One to remove an element from that file

Thanks
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by:darjimaulik
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Hi,

Answer to First,
One of the best and FREE software to test your XML and XSLT is XMLPad

http://www.wmhelp.com/xmlpad3.htm 

This can display the output in Browser too.

Second,
Clarification
XSLT is used to "Display" the XML and not edit the XML.
So you can not Add or Remove the Elements in the XML.

But yes if you want to "Display" Some XML node using a condition, you can do that.
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by:bachra04
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what about this link :
addin new element to XML
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darjimaulik earned 1000 total points
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Correct!


You can not add or Edit XML.
But yes if you want to "Display" Some XML node using a condition, you can do that.

XSLT is basically manipulation of the XML.

You give XML as Input and you get XML or HTML as output.

Let me know what kind of condition you want to check where you want to add or delete the Node.
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by:bachra04
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basically I have the following :

- input XML file : contains list of all courses --> "allCourses.xml"
-output XML file : contains a list of selected courses  --> "SelectedCourses.xml"

so whenever the user selects a course name and type this course is added to the selected courses xml file. ("SelectedCourses.xml").
this list will be displayed within a list inside a HTML page.
Whenever the user selects a course from this list and click delete the course will be removed from SlectedCourses.xml
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by:bachra04
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it was helpful but not enough to solve the problem.
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