<xsl:apply-templates>

08/12/2012 00:51

Examle taken from Xslt W3 Schools: http://www.w3schools.com/xsl/tryxslt.asp?xmlfile=cdcatalog&xsltfile=cdcatalog_apply

xslt file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!-- Edited by XMLSpy® -->
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">

<xsl:template match="/">
  <html>
  <body>
  <h2>My CD Collection</h2> 
  <xsl:apply-templates/> 

<!--call all templates define below. Note: If some templates is applied to parent node, it's needed to apply-templates inside to continue, either it's stopped on parent level as seen in 'cd' template-->
  </body>
  </html>
</xsl:template>

<xsl:template match="cd">
  <p>
    <xsl:apply-templates select="title"/>
    <xsl:apply-templates select="artist"/>
  </p>
</xsl:template>

<xsl:template match="title">
  Title: <span style="color:#ff0000">
  <xsl:value-of select="."/></span>
  <br />
</xsl:template>

<xsl:template match="artist">
  Artist: <span style="color:#00ff00">
  <xsl:value-of select="."/></span>
  <br />
</xsl:template>
</xsl:stylesheet>

 

Result:

Title: Empire Burlesque
Artist: Bob Dylan

Title: Hide your heart
Artist: Bonnie Tyler

 

 

xml source:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!-- Edited by XMLSpy® -->
<catalog>
 <cd>
  <title>Empire Burlesque</title>
  <artist>Bob Dylan</artist>
  <country>USA</country>
  <company>Columbia</company>
  <price>10.90</price>
  <year>1985</year>
 </cd>
 <cd>
  <title>Hide your heart</title>
  <artist>Bonnie Tyler</artist>
  <country>UK</country>
  <company>CBS Records</company>
  <price>9.90</price>
  <year>1988</year>
 </cd>
</catalog>