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Subject: Re: Template Select using a param
From: Richard Jarvis <rjarvis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 16:26:39 +0000 (GMT)
richard jarvis

Hi David,

This seems to be what I need - however, I can't get it to print out any
results.

As I'm quite new to xsl - I was wondering if you could explain what the
statement does exactly - so I can try and work out where I'm going wrong.

Thanks,

Richard


On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, David Carlisle wrote:

> 
> > I had hoped to use:
> > <xsl:value-of select="<xsl:value-of select="$path"/>"/>
> 
> well that wouldn't even reach the xsl system as it is not well formed
> XML and would be rejected by the XMl parser.
> 
> You could try
> 
> <xsl:value-of select="{$path}"/>"
> 
> {} syntax being the replacement for value-of in attributes.
> 
> But it doesn't work as value-of (or {} ) return a _string_ not an
> expression.
> 
> saxon has an extension function to evaluate an expression
> as a string, but do you need that here?
> 
> why can't you make the parameter the node list selected rather than the
> path for selecting it:
> 
> <xsl:param name="path" select="
> 	/test/ROWSET/ROW[@*[name(.)=current()/@id]]/*[name(.)=current()]"/>
> 
> (or something like that)
> 
> <xsl:value-of select="$path"/>
> 
> David
> 
> 
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
> 


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