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Subject: Re: XPath help
From: "cutlass" <cutlass@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 14:44:05 +0100
Re:  XPath help

[not(a) or not(b)]

u may have to explicitly say test the name() of the current element.

cheers, jim fuller

----- Original Message -----
From: "William Bagby" <williamb@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "XSL Mailing List (E-mail)" <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 2:35 PM
Subject:  XPath help

> What XPath do I use to specify "elements which are neither <a> nor <b>"?
> Here's an example:
> <top>
>     <a>1</a>
>     <a>2</a>
>     <a>3</a>
>     <b>1</b>
>     <b>2</b>
>     <c>1</c>
>     <c>2</c>
>     <c>3</c>
>     <c>4</c>
>     <c>5</c>
>     <d>1</d>
>     <d>2</d>
> </top>
> I would like to iterate over all but the <a> and <b> elements, in this
> <c> and <d> elements.
> Something like this is what I had in mind:
> <xsl:template match="top">
>     <xsl:for-each select="*[not(a|b)]">
>         <!-- do something -->
>     </xsl:for-each>
> </xsl:template>
> But it does not seem to work. I can't find the syntax for this, but it
> be that hard.  Suggestions?
> William Bagby.
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

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