XSLT <value-of>


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<xsl:value-of> tag puts the value of the selected node as per XPath expression, as text.

Declaration

Following is the syntax declaration of <xsl:value-of> element.

<xsl:value-of
   select = Expression
   disable-output-escaping = "yes" | "no" >
</xsl:value-of>

Attributes

Sr.No Name & Description
1

Select

XPath Expression to be evaluated in current context.

2

disable-outputescaping

Default-"no". If "yes", output text will not escape xml characters from text.

Elements

Number of Occurrences Unlimited

Parent elements

xsl:attribute, xsl:comment, xsl:copy, xsl:element, xsl:fallback, xsl:for-each, xsl:if, xsl:message, xsl:otherwise, xsl:param, xsl:processing instruction, xsl:template, xsl:variable, xsl:when, xsl:with-param, output elements

Child elements

None

Demo Example

This example creates a table of <student> element with its attribute rollno and its child <firstname>, <lastname>, <nickname>, and <marks>.

students.xml

<?xml version = "1.0"?> 
<?xml-stylesheet type = "text/xsl" href = "students.xsl"?> 
<class> 
   <student rollno = "393"> 
      <firstname>Dinkar</firstname> 
      <lastname>Kad</lastname> 
      <nickname>Dinkar</nickname> 
      <marks>85</marks> 
   </student> 
   <student rollno = "493"> 
      <firstname>Vaneet</firstname> 
      <lastname>Gupta</lastname> 
      <nickname>Vinni</nickname> 
      <marks>95</marks> 
   </student> 
   <student rollno = "593"> 
      <firstname>Jasvir</firstname> 
      <lastname>Singh</lastname> 
      <nickname>Jazz</nickname> 
      <marks>90</marks> 
   </student> 
</class>

students.xsl

<?xml version = "1.0" encoding = "UTF-8"?> 
   <xsl:stylesheet version = "1.0" 
      xmlns:xsl = "http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
		
   <xsl:template match = "/"> 
      <html> 
         <body> 
            <h2>Students</h2> 
            <table border = "1"> 
               <tr bgcolor = "#9acd32"> 
                  <th>Roll No</th> 
                  <th>First Name</th> 
                  <th>Last Name</th> 
                  <th>Nick Name</th> 
                  <th>Marks</th> 
               </tr> 
					
               <xsl:for-each select = "class/student"> 
                  <tr> 
                     <td><xsl:value-of select = "@rollno"/></td> 
                     <td><xsl:value-of select = "firstname"/></td> 
                     <td><xsl:value-of select = "lastname"/></td> 
                     <td><xsl:value-of select = "nickname"/></td> 
                     <td><xsl:value-of select = "marks"/></td> 
                  </tr> 
               </xsl:for-each> 
					
            </table> 
         </body> 
      </html> 
   </xsl:template>  
</xsl:stylesheet>

Verify the output

Formatted Output

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