Re: document() path created from xml
Hi Jeroen, Jeroen Janssen wrote: > > A related question; is there any way of seeing what the result of an > expression is? I know I'm doing something wrong but "Reference to variable > or parameter 'path' must evaluate to a node list" is a bit vague, I would > like to see what's actually happening... > I find xsl:message and xsl:comment really useful for tracking intermediate results. xsl:comment is more portable because msxsl (unlike saxon) will ignore any xsl:message that does not have terminate="true". They're both a bit verbose because you need to have an xsl:value-of (or two) to get your expression's result into the message or variable, but it's not complicated. These two debugging techniques are surprisingly seldom mentioned, but I find them really useful. Francis. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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