RE: Counting nodes processed
Use <xsl:if test="count(preceding::topic) < 5">. That will work, but probably not very efficiently. A more sophisticated approach would be to use a recursive named template to process the first four topics and then stop. Michael Kay Software AG home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of JAY SCHERER > Sent: 04 March 2002 15:21 > To: 'XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' > Subject: Counting nodes processed > > > I've got a need to limit the amount of ouput generated in a > translation. Assume the following xml > > <category value="category1"> > <topic value="topic1"/> > <topic value="topic2"/> > <topic value="topic3"/> > </category> > <category value="category2"> > <topic value="topic1"/> > <topic value="topic2"/> > <topic value="topic3"/> > </category> > > How would I limit my total number of topics output to say 4 > topics? This is straight forward in code, but not sure how > to do it xsl? Basically the output would be topic1,2 and 3 > from category1 and topic 1 from category 2 > > Thanks, > Jay > > Jay Scherer > 901 Explorer Blvd > Huntsville, AL 35806 > (256)963-8130 > Sun Certified Developer For The Java Platform > Sun Certified Programmer For The Java Platform > Oracle Certified Application Developer > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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