RE: extracting unique elements
> >> Is there any easy way to select only the unique elements from > >> an xml document. > > > ><xsl:for-each select="//CUSTOMER[not(.=preceding::CUSTOMER)]"> > ><xsl:value-of select="."/> > ></xsl:for-each> > > Doesn't this require the CUSTOMER elements to be sorted? > No. you're testing whether the value is the same as ANY preceding customer, not just the immediately preceding customer. For the latter you would write: select="//CUSTOMER[not(.=preceding::CUSTOMER)]" MHK XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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