Re: Using position()
On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Steve Kuntz wrote: > While looping through an xsl:for-each select, I can do this: <xsl:if > test="./@t_orno = '100000006'"> to compare an the value of the t_orno > attribute to a static string, and I can do this: <xsl:if test="./@t_orno = > //row/@t_orno"> to compare it to the value of the attribute in row > 1...but what I really want to do is to compare the attribute value to the > attribute value immediately preceding it. I thought this would work: <xsl:if > test="./@t_orno = //row[position()-1]/@t_orno"> but it doesn't. > > --Steve > I had exactly the same problem yesterday - save your position() value as a variable, and refer to this variable in your test, and it works (well it did in my case..., still trying to understand why...) Good luck Graham. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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