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Subject: Re: Finding immediately preceding node.
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 10:05:08 -0400
xslt preceding node
At 2003-06-02 09:56 -0400, Betty Harvey wrote:
I want to get the a true when I am inside <b name="cde"> and
the preceding <b> contains the attribute 'name="abc"'.

<xsl:if test="preceding-sibling::b[@name='abc']">

A complete illustration is below where I start off in the <b name="cde"> and test the preceding-sibling <b>.

I hope this helps, Betty,

.............. Ken

T:\ftemp>type betty.xml
<?xml version="1.0"?>
  <b name="abc"/>
  <b name="abc">
  <b name="cde">
  <b name="abc">

T:\ftemp>type betty.xsl
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"

<xsl:template match="/">
  <xsl:for-each select="//b[@name='cde']">
    <xsl:if test="preceding-sibling::b[@name='abc']">
      <xsl:text>Found it!</xsl:text>


T:\ftemp>saxon betty.xml betty.xsl
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>Found it!

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