RE: RE: How to implement an array
Wendell, It's a neat solution. Thanks for the time you took to help me resolve this along the way. It's been bugging me for a while. Now I'm off to implement it with several different tables being defined in the lookup file. Once again, thanks to you and all who make this list a healthy resource for learning. Imrran > > It's tricky and confusing. In order to get the logic > right, you actually > have to invert it. First iterate over the lookup > nodes in $Table1Struct, > creating a <td> for each one. Then its value: you > want the value of that > child of your Item that passes your name test; if > there is none, presumably > (this being HTML) you want a placeholding > non-breaking space. > > This template will do this: > > <xsl:template match="Table1/Item" mode="celldata"> > <xsl:variable name="thisitem" select="."/> > <tr> > <xsl:for-each select="$Table1Struct"> > <td> > <xsl:value-of > select="$thisitem/*[name()=name(current())]"/> > <!-- selects that child of the Item whose > name is the name of > the $Table1Struct node we're looking > at --> > <xsl:if > > test="not($thisitem/*[name()=name(current())])">?</xsl:if> > <!-- if there is none, gives us a space > --> > </td> > </xsl:for-each> > </tr> > </xsl:template> > > Please ask about anything mysterious here. > > Cheers, > Wendell > __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Shopping - Send Flowers for Valentine's Day http://shopping.yahoo.com XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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