RE: HELP: value-of question
Works like a charm, when combined with a normalize-space() function. Thanks, all! -----Original Message----- From: Chris Bayes [mailto:Chris@xxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 11:47 AM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: RE: HELP: value-of question Matt <xsl:value-of select="ancestor::PID/text()"/></xsl:variable> Ciao Chris >-----Original Message----- >From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx >[mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Matt Coolidge >Sent: 29 August 2000 16:19 >To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' >Subject: HELP: value-of question > > >Hi everyone. I'm trying to to populate an xsl:variable with an >xsl:value-of, >as follows: > > <xsl:variable name="pid"><xsl:value-of >select="ancestor::PID"/></xsl:variable> > >The xml looks something like this: > ><PID>1 > <desc>blah blah</desc> ></PID> > >The trouble is, <PID> is an element, with children, but I just want it's >text value - i.e. I want my variable to contain "1", not a string >representation of the whole tree! > >And, no, I can't just make the PID value an attr of PID *sigh* > >Pls help!!! >--MC > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list 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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