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Re: xsl question

xsl count contains
At 2004-09-28 13:17 -0300, Esteban Pizzini wrote:
>I'm trying to write a xsl script that counts all times an attribute 
>contains some text

XSLT and XPath questions would be better posted to the following list:


There are a number of subscribers who would enthusiastically respond to 
such questions.

There is also an *excellent* FAQ at:


>I use contain() and count(), but is it possible to count elements that 
>contains some value??

Yes, by addressing those elements that are matched by the comparison you 
have, and then counting that set.

>I try somethins like this:
>&gt; 0">
>but I get an error... because contains returns a boolean value..

Yes, you do have to pass the count function a node set.



The above will address all those attributes whose value contains the given 
variable string, resulting in a node set, which is then counted, and the 
value of the count is non-negative, so a non-zero result is a result 
greater than zero.

I hope this helps.

........................ Ken

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