I tried much of this evening trying to get the second attribute to work, and I couldn't. I'd never tried with two atributes before. Perhaps Johnathan Marsh can enlighten us? Frank -----Original Message----- From: Henning Behme <hb@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Sunday, April 05, 1998 10:22 AM Subject: getAttribute() >Hi, > >I am trying to create different views on a document containing a web >timeline, which I use for an upcoming article on XSL in our magazine >(see sig). The structure of events is really simple, something like the >following: > ><year which="1998"> > ><event cat="special" status="dayoff"> > <day>1</day> > <month>1</month> > <what>NewYear</what> ></event> > ><!-- more events --> ></year> > >Is it possible that you can't get hold of the second attribute using >msxsl? The first attribute (of one, admittedly) gets out fine via style >sheet, it is only the second one that the MS processor doesn't seem to >like particularly :-( > >The error message looks like: > >Script error: line = 1, col = 0 (line is offset from the SCRIPT tag) >Error returned from property or method call > >The two parts of the style sheet are the following: > >a) in element "event" (this one works) > <eval>ancestor("year", this).getAttribute("which")</eval> > > >b) in element "what" (this one doesn't) > <eval>ancestor("event", this).getAttribute("status")</eval> > > > >Has anyone experienced anything similar? > >Best regards, >Henning Behme > >iX - Magazin fuer professionelle Informationstechnik >Helstorfer Str. 7 * 30625 Hannover * Germany >http://www.heise.de/ix/ * +49 511 5352-374 * -361 (Fax) >------ White, adj. and n. Black (Ambrose Bierce) ------ > > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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