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')]) >=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 > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > > 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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