RE: value-of select="" on source XML while using apply
> > I have a varible which I iterate using apply-templates. > If I want t select an value from the source XML file, using > value-of select="//XMLDOCUMENT/ELEMENT" > I get nothing back. > While not applying templates inside an variable, I always > have full access > to the XML file data. > > Does anybody has an idea how to solve this problem? > Yes, anyone who's lurked on the list for more than a few days knows this one: declare a global variable <xsl:variable name="root" select="/"/>, and change your path expression to $root//XMLDOCUMENT/ELEMENT. Incidentally, names beginning "XML" are reserved for future standardisation (and in any case, calling something that isn't an XML document "XMLDOCUMENT" seems designed to confuse the reader...). Michael Kay
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