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XSLT <xsl:stylesheet> and <xsl:transform> Elements


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Definition and Usage

The <xsl:stylesheet> and <xsl:transform> elements are completely synonymous elements. Both are used to define the root element of the style sheet.


Syntax

<xsl:stylesheet
id="name"
version="version"
extension-element-prefixes="list"
exclude-result-prefixes="list">
  <!-- Content:(<xsl:import>*,top-level-elements) -->
</xsl:stylesheet>


<xsl:transform
id="name"
version="version"
extension-element-prefixes="list"
exclude-result-prefixes="list">
  <!-- Content:(<xsl:import>*,top-level-elements) -->
</xsl:transform>

Attributes

Attribute Value Description
version version Required. Specifies the XSLT version of the style sheet
extension-element-prefixes list Optional. A white space separated list of namespace prefixes used for extension elements 

This attribute is not supported by Netscape 6

exclude-result-prefixes list Optional. A white space separated list of namespace prefixes that should not be sent to the output
id name Optional. A unique id for the style sheet

This attribute is not supported by Netscape 6

Example 1

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

Example 2

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<xsl:transform version="1.0"
xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
....
....
</xsl:transform>



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