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Hi I have the following xml,

<Section type="Expense">
                                    <SubDetails>
                                                <Sub>
                                                            <HeaderLogo>d:\Apps\MCI\PRD\Adobe\Corr\Logo\icon_elig_bills.gif</HeaderLogo>
                                                            <Header>Expenses</Header>
                                                            <AssetSubHeader>Who has expenses?</AssetSubHeader>
                                                            <Caption>Who has expenses?</Caption>
                                                            <TotalText>Total expenses</TotalText>
                                                            <Month1>12/2014</Month1>
                                                            <Month2>01/2015</Month2>
                                                </Sub>
                                    </SubDetails>
                                    <Persons>
                                                <Person>
                                                            <Name>\b.GILBERTO\b0.</Name>
                                                            <Source>Goods, supplies and material cost</Source>
                                                </Person>
                                                <Person>
                                                            <Name>\b.GILBERTO\b0.</Name>
                                                            <Source>Other</Source>
                                                </Person>
                                    </Persons>
                                    <Summary>
                                                <Amount Name="\b.GILBERTO\b0." Source="Goods, supplies and material cost" Month="12/2014">29.17</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="\b.GILBERTO\b0." Source="Other" Month="12/2014">8.33</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="\b.GILBERTO\b0." Source="Goods, supplies and material cost" Month="01/2015">29.17</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="\b.GILBERTO\b0." Source="Other" Month="01/2015">8.33</Amount>
                                    </Summary>
                        </Section>

need to remove the "\b." and "\b0." from the Amount Name= "\b.GILBERTO\b0."

the result xml needs to be

<Section type="Expense">
                                    <SubDetails>
                                                <Sub>
                                                            <HeaderLogo>d:\Apps\MCI\PRD\Adobe\Corr\Logo\icon_elig_bills.gif</HeaderLogo>
                                                            <Header>Expenses</Header>
                                                            <AssetSubHeader>Who has expenses?</AssetSubHeader>
                                                            <Caption>Who has expenses?</Caption>
                                                            <TotalText>Total expenses</TotalText>
                                                            <Month1>12/2014</Month1>
                                                            <Month2>01/2015</Month2>
                                                </Sub>
                                    </SubDetails>
                                    <Persons>
                                                <Person>
                                                            <Name>\b.GILBERTO\b0.</Name>
                                                            <Source>Goods, supplies and material cost</Source>
                                                </Person>
                                                <Person>
                                                            <Name>\b.GILBERTO\b0.</Name>
                                                            <Source>Other</Source>
                                                </Person>
                                    </Persons>
                                    <Summary>
                                                <Amount Name="GILBERTO" Source="Goods, supplies and material cost" Month="12/2014">29.17</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="GILBERTO" Source="Other" Month="12/2014">8.33</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="GILBERTO" Source="Goods, supplies and material cost" Month="01/2015">29.17</Amount>
                                                <Amount Name="GILBERTO" Source="Other" Month="01/2015">8.33</Amount>
                                    </Summary>
                        </Section>

please guide me if this can be done and how..?

Thanks in advance
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by:Geert Bormans
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
    version="1.0">
    
    <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/>
    <xsl:output indent="yes"/>
    
    <xsl:template match="node()">
        <xsl:copy>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="@* | node()"/>
        </xsl:copy>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="Name">
        <xsl:copy>
            <xsl:call-template name="strip-name">
                <xsl:with-param name="str" select="."></xsl:with-param>
            </xsl:call-template>
        </xsl:copy>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="@*">
        <xsl:copy-of select="."/>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="@Name">
        <xsl:attribute name="Name">
            <xsl:call-template name="strip-name">
                <xsl:with-param name="str" select="."></xsl:with-param>
            </xsl:call-template>
        </xsl:attribute>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template name="strip-name">
        <xsl:param name="str"/>
        <xsl:value-of select="substring-before(substring-after($str, '\b.'), '\b0.')"/>
    </xsl:template>
    
    
</xsl:stylesheet>

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by:sri1209
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Thank you Geert Bormans for the quick response, i tried with the above code , i replaces all the "\b," and "\b0." for the Name attribute, but i just need it for the specific tag (i.e) the characters needs to be replaced only under
<Summary><Amount > leaving the others as is.

can we do it for this tag only..?  the characters needs to be replaced under these specific tags .
thank you .
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by:Geert Bormans
ID: 40548357
Let me start by explaining the code.
The code I sent is a so called XSLT identity copy.
Each node it encounters will be copied to the output tree, and the processing continues a deeper level.

In this identity copy (basically the 1st and 3rd template) I made "specialisations"... meaning, I do something else for some elements or attributes, in this case the element Name and the attribute Name (templates 2 and 4)

If you simply delete template 2, the code will no longer process the Name elements
And you can make template 4 more specific, so it only changes the Name attributes from the Amount element
<xsl:template match="@Name">
to become
<xsl:template match="Amount/@Name">
should fix it
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
    version="1.0">
    
    <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/>
    <xsl:output indent="yes"/>
    
    <xsl:template match="node()">
        <xsl:copy>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="@* | node()"/>
        </xsl:copy>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="@*">
        <xsl:copy-of select="."/>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template match="Amount/@Name">
        <xsl:attribute name="Name">
            <xsl:call-template name="strip-name">
                <xsl:with-param name="str" select="."></xsl:with-param>
            </xsl:call-template>
        </xsl:attribute>
    </xsl:template>
    
    <xsl:template name="strip-name">
        <xsl:param name="str"/>
        <xsl:value-of select="substring-before(substring-after($str, '\b.'), '\b0.')"/>
    </xsl:template>
    
    
</xsl:stylesheet>
                                          

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by:sri1209
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thank you Geert Bormans  for your explanation , very helpful and works a expected.
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welcome
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