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Subject: RE: determining if one or more instances of a child are present in the current node element
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 14:56:57 +0100
RE:  determining if one or more instances of a child ar
> Hmm.. is that so ?

Yes, it is so.

Please: asking a simple beginner's question, getting a correct answer
from an expert, and then questioning whether it is correct is not very
polite.

Michael Kay


> 
> Because my current node will be <Paragraph> and not <paraitem>.
> 
> Also, it can have other elements as children. So I need to 
> have a specific "test" that checks if that child exists 
> before APPLYING stylesheets for that child.
> 
> <Paragraph>
> 	<ParaItem>
> 	<ParaItem>
> 	<ParaItem>
> ....
> <Paragraph>
> 
> Let me know :). Is there a better expression to check if the 
> current NODE (paragraph) contains ATLEAST one child PARAITEM.
> 
> :)
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Abhishek Sanwal
> HP - Houston Campus
> abhishek.sanwal@xxxxxx
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 12:42 AM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE:  determining if one or more instances of a 
> child are present in the current node element
> 
> Hi,
> 
> > <xsl:if test="count(child::*[name()=('ParaItem')]) &gt;=1">
> > <!-- Check if this expression is correct -->
> > 
> > Is this expression correct in being able to determine if 
> the current 
> > node has one or more instances of the child ParaItem?
> 
> Yes, but the easies way would be just to test with
> 
>   <xsl:if test="ParaItem"/>
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Jarno - VNV Nation: Amhrain Comhrac
> 
> 
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