[William Rutford] > i have an xml file > which is looks like below > > <Theatre> > <actor type="performer" listdefinition="1"> > <actorrank rank="1"/> > </actor> > </Theatre> > > I have the requirement to check in xsl if there is any actor > element at all in the Theatre node.. If there is any then there > are some processing instructions to be applied. > > is there a way in XPATH to check if the <Theatre> has <actor> > element or not?? > You will get this to happen automatically when you use xsl:apply-templates: <xsl:template match='Theatre'> <xsl:apply-templates select='actor'/> </xsl:template> (I'm assuming that "actor" elements will be immediate children of "Theatre" elements, but it's not much harder to handle them being at any depth). Cheers, Tom P XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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