Chapter 10. Advanced Topics: Transforming XML with XSL

Topics in this section deal with transforming XML during import and export using the eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transforms (XSLT). Anyone can write XSLT with a text editor. Refer to Appendix A for some useful books to learn more about XSLT.

XSLT for Wrangling XML versus XML Scripting for Automating XML Publishing

Here’s what I think are the key differentiators for which process to use and why: if you need to change the XML structure itself as it is being imported or exported into InDesign, use XSL transforms. I provide some examples later in this book. InDesign has its limitations in transforming ...

Get XML and InDesign now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.