Re: How to substitute a string based on number
Hey It worked... :-) Thanks a million to all the guys who gave the answer for this. -Deep --- Joerg Pietschmann <joerg.pietschmann@xxxxxx> wrote: > Hi Deep, > > Mailer Mailer <maillistboxes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > How can I substitute a string based on a number, > e.g. > > > > 1 --- Jaunary > > 2 --- February > [...] > > In wrox book an implementation is given but it > seems > > to be MS specific. The implementation is > [...] > > <xsl:variable name="monthnames" > > select="msxml:node-set($monthnames.tf)"/> > > It is MSXML specific but only slightly. Other > processors > have a similar extension function node-set(), look > it > up in the procesor specific dokumentation. > > Depending on the problem you want to solve, you > probably > don't need this extension function. Try the > following style > sheet: > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> > <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" > xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" > xmlns:data="uri:some.uri.you.control" > exclude-result-prefixes="data"> > > <data:monthnames.tf> > <mnth name="January"/> > <mnth name="February"/> > <mnth name="March"/> > <!-- snip, to keep the example short --> > </data:monthnames.tf> > > <xsl:template match="month"> > <xsl:value-of > select="document('')/*/data:monthnames.tf/*[number()]/@name"> > </xsl:template> > <xsl:template match="node()"/> > </xsl:stylesheet> > > This should output the name of the month for each > month element > in your source XML which has a month number as its > content. Well, > at least if you complete the monthnames array > properly. The technique > is based on the fact that elements with a non-XSLT > namespace are > allowed in style sheets > (http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt.html#stylesheet-element, > last paragraph), and that document('') reads the > stylesheet itself. > The "exclude-result-prefixes" ensures that the data > namespace is > not copied through into the output. > > HTH > J.Pietschmann > > XSL-List info and archive: > http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Make a great connection at Yahoo! Personals. http://personals.yahoo.com XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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