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Subject: Re: concating strings in a loop
From: Herwig Posedu <herwig.posedu@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 12:28:12 +0100
Jarkko.Moilanen@xxxxxx wrote:

Lainaus Jarkko.Moilanen@xxxxxx:

< Lainaus Herwig Posedu <herwig.posedu@xxxxxxxxxx>:
< < hi!
< < i want to display a list of persons "comma-seperarted" on my pdf-file.
< < how can i concate those person-names seperated with a "," but in that
< < way, that after the last name is no ",".
< < i did it like this
< <
< < <xsl:for-each select="person">
< < <xsl:value-of select="name" />
< < ,<fo:inline color="white">.</fo:inline>
< < </xsl:for-each>
< < -> the output for example is: mike, john,
< < -> i want to have: mike, john
< < how can i concate the strings and substring it, so that the last comma
< < will be removed
< <xsl:for-each select="person">
<  <xsl:value-of select="name" />
<  <xsl:if test="../position()!=last()">,</xsl:if>
< </xsl:for-each>

Shoudl probably work better if:

<xsl:for-each select="person">
 <xsl:value-of select="name" />
 <xsl:if test="position()!=last()">,</xsl:if>

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perfect, thank you. there is another question i have: is it possible to count the persons in the loop, so that i can say:
person1: mike, person2 joe and so on

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