Re: Brackets in XPATHS
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 At 22:06 12-02-2002, Mike Brown wrote: >Edward.Middleton@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > /xpath1/(xpath2|xpath3)/xpath3 > >You can start with a node-set and refine it, but you can't reference a >node-set (the union of xpath2 and xpath3) as if it were the child of another >node-set (xpath1). > >(/xpath1/xpath2|/xpath1/xpath3)/xpath4 should work for you. That's not legal. A UnionExpr (with the '|' operator) can't be part of a Step like that; parentheses, in general, are not allowed in Steps. Try this instead: /xpath1/*[name()='xpath2' or name()='xpath3']/xpath4 ~Chris - -- Christopher R. Maden, Principal Consultant, HMM Consulting Int'l, Inc. DTDs/schemas - conversion - ebooks - publishing - Web - B2B - training <URL: http://www.hmmci.com/ > <URL: http://crism.maden.org/consulting/ > PGP Fingerprint: BBA6 4085 DED0 E176 D6D4 5DFC AC52 F825 AFEC 58DA -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Personal Privacy 6.5.8 iQA/AwUBPGoU96xS+CWv7FjaEQJy1ACgor+3+VcQ8CvHXo542FwyXWE1GeYAnR6v PyuuNys4g7q0PemUuo3gBdPl =Qulk -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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