RE: Getting attribute from rootnode...?
> This value I want in a global variable. Currently I use this code: > <xsl:variable name="foo" select"//@RootAttributeValue"/> > > Is this the best sollution? It seems that this will check > every node for the > attribute, while I know that it is in the rootnode. You want /*/@RootAttributeValue > > I tried > <xsl:variable name="foo" select"/@RootAttributeValue"/> > but this doesn't work (it doesn't get any value). Why doesn't > this work? Because a root node does not have attributes. The root is the node that's the parent of top-level elements, comments, and processing-instructions. Your so-called "rootnode" is not actually the root, it's what DOM calls the "document element". Mike Kay XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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