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    Creating Multiple Outputs with XSL/XML?

    Forgive me if I worded the title incorrectly, I am still learning the basics of xml/xsl and had a few questions about a project I am working on.

    I have created a xml template I am using with some shipping software to produce a invoice and label. On the invoice I need barcodes for our items, I have figured out how to display the barcodes, but when I have an order with multiple items, it just duplicates the first output barcode.

    Here is the code I am using, again forgive me if it's horribly formatted.

    <xsl:for-each select="$order/Item/SKU"> 
                <table border="0" align="center">
                <td><center><font style="font-family:Free 3 of 9 Extended; font-size:24pt;  font-weight:normal;">*<xsl:value-of select="$order/Item/SKU" />*</font></center></td>
                <td><center><font style="font-family:; font-size:12pt; font-weight:normal;"><xsl:value-of select="$order/Item/Code" /></font></center></td>
    As you can see right now it outputs a barcode and then a text version of our SKU. The software I am using pulls from the $order fields, how would I go about pulling multiple items and outputting them and not duplicating them?

    Thank you in advance for any help!!

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    if $order is supposed to be a (PHP) variable, that won’t work.

    inside the for-each loop you can access the currently processed element by . (i.e. for-each opens a new scope)
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