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Subject: XPath statement for traversing a nested node structure
From: scott gabelhart <swgabel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 14:40:07 -0500
xpath statement
I need some assistance with traversing a nested xml input file structure.

I need to determine between the begining of one nested structure and another the number of occurances of a particular element.


<TABLE><DPROW><OBJECT></OBJECT></DPROW></TABLE> would yield an occurance of one OBJECT element using the XPath statement DPROW/OBJECT.

The above XPath statement falls apart though when I introduce nested structures.

Inner most TABLE element has two OBJECT elements and the outer TABLE element would yield one OBJECT element.

What is a valid XPath statement need for traversing the nested xml structure above?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

- Scott

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