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The <xsl:attribute> element creates an attribute in the output document, using any values that can be accessed from the stylesheet. The element must be defined before any other output document element inside the output document element for which it establishes attribute values. But it may be after or inside elements that won't be part of the output (like <xsl:choose> or <xsl:apply-templates> etc.).

Syntax

<xsl:attribute name=NAME namespace=URI>
	TEMPLATE
</xsl:attribute>

Required Attributes

name
Specifies the name of the attribute to be created in the output document. The name must be a valid QName.

Optional Attributes

namespace
Defines the namespace URI for this attribute in the output document. You cannot set the related namespace prefix with this element.

Type

Instruction, appears within a template or an <xsl:attribute-set> element.

Defined

XSLT, section 7.1.3.

Gecko support

Supported.

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