RE: XML to HTML: How to make decisions based on what h
> > > This shouldn't matter. position() calculates the position of > > the current > > node within the current node list, which is the list of > nodes selected > > using <xsl:apply-templates> or <xsl:for-each>. So long as you > > select the > > nodes to be included using one of those instructions (and not, for > > example, by selected a larger set of nodes and then > selecting a subset > > using xsl:if or xsl:choose) the position() should be set correctly. > > Thanks for your answer, Michael. Actually, I'm doing exactly what you > describe: I select a larger set of nodes, then selecting a > subset with xsl:if. So we're back to the original question: > is there any way to alternate the row color given that > position() won't help me much? Try to restructure it so you select the subset using xsl:for-each. Instead of <xsl:for-each select="x"> <xsl:if test="c"> <tr> do <xsl:for-each select="x[c]"> <tr> > > > > should be doing something like: > > > > <xsl:value-of select="name(element[.//*[conditions]])"/> > > Can you explain more on this? Should "element" stay as such > or be replaced with the real name of the element I'm looking > for (which turns out to be "Sequence"). This was intended as pseudo-code. Substitute the right things for "element" and "conditions". Also, "conditions" > need to contain an "xsl:for-each". Is that possible? No, it's not possible, but are you really sure it is necessary? Michael Kay XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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