Beginner - Need help with a simple XML to XML by XSLT

Sorry, I'm a true beginner and I plan to take some classes, But I have this quick question.  This is a small sample of the code.

Source(xml)
     <MissionInfo Name="YtYtYtYt">
     </MissionInfo>
Needed Result:
     <MissionInfo Name="YtYtYtYt">
      </MissionInfo>

My code:
      <MissionInfo><xsl:value-of select="MissionInfo/@Name"/>
      </MissionInfo>

My result:
      <MissionInfo>YtYtYtYt</MissionInfo>
      </MissionInfoSet>
Nancy_McIverAsked:
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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
The <xsl:value-of .../> just puts the content directly into the output XML in whatever context you are currently in. Hence why you are getting what you have, the <xsl:value-of> is inside the MissionInfo element and so the content just goes inside that element in the output.

You will need to use the <xsl:attribute ...> element to identify an attribute (eg. Name) that you are trying to set and then you can use the <xsl:value-of .../> inside that to set that attribute to whatever you want.

So for this you would do...
<MissionInfo>
   <xsl:attribute name="Name">
      <xsl:value-of select="MissionInfo/@Name"/>
   </xsl:attribute>
</MissionInfo>

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Nancy_McIverAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much!  I knew if I could ask a question I could find out quicker with you guys then spending hours figuring it out. Yes, I know, time to take a class. . .but I'm loving it this new adventure!
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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
You welcome! :)
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