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xslt beginner

Rex Rock
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 82
Hi folks,
I'm totally new to xml,xslt and the related technologies. I've a small xml file and .xsl file, but something seems to be wrong, am not getting the desired output. Can someone point out wat mistake am doing?
xml file is :

My .XSL file is

The output i get is

I was hoping to get

Hema Menon
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Joined: Oct 29, 2000
Posts: 569
Try this
<xsl:stylesheet version = '1.0' xmlns:xsl=''><xsl:template match="/">
<xsl:for-each select="//one">
<xsl:value-of select="Author"/>
<xsl:value-of select="School"/>
This should get you what you need. From the root level you are looking for <one>which could have zero or more elements in between and then you select author and school for each.

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