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Peter BuswellSubject: Xpath using a Variable for [@ID=1234]
Author: Peter Buswell
Date: 12 Oct 2013 05:03 PM
Newbie here - I can create the XML doc and use the Xpath tool to make a query. What I have not figured out how to do, is to use a variable in the Xpath. For example I can set up a path like
//Technician[@ID="1234"]/TechnicianCell using the Stylus Xpath tool.

I want to be able to test the format using a variable name for "1234" above. Where can I create a variable give it a variable and then test it in the xpath tool?


Ivan PedruzziSubject: Xpath using a Variable for [@ID=1234]
Author: Ivan Pedruzzi
Date: 14 Oct 2013 06:13 PM
Hi Peter,

XPath is designed to be simple, there is no support for external variables. XSLT and XQuery which host XPath, provide support for variables and parameters.

Hope this helps
Ivan Pedruzzi
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