[XSL-LIST Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Re: finding position() of an element in a different co

Subject: Re: finding position() of an element in a different context
From: Oliver Becker <obecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 17:01:02 +0200 (MET DST)
oliver company
Hi Kevin,

>     <forms>
>         <form visit="visit1Name" formtype="formtype1Name"/>
>         <form visit="visit1Name" formtype="formtype2Name"/>
>         <form visit="visit2Name" formtype="formtype2Name"/>
>     </forms>
> </top>
> I need to find the position of the matching form (based on the IDs)
> within all forms. I can select the matching form be doing:
>   <xsl:variable name="matchingForm"
>   select="//forms/form[(@formtypeID = $formtypeID) and (@visitID =
>   $visitID)]"/>
> But how do I find the position of that form within all <form>
> elements?

Just count the preceding siblings:


|  ob|do        Dipl.Inf. Oliver Becker                             |
|  --+--        E-Mail: obecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx             |
|  op|qo        WWW:    http://www.informatik.hu-berlin.de/~obecker |

 XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

Current Thread


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3
Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.