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Subject: RE: value of the value of a variable
From: "Hardy Merrill" <HMerrill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 10:03:51 -0500
xsl value of variable
Pieter, I actually do want to pass the *name* of a tag to the template -
then in the template I want to access the *value* (text) of the tag that
was passed in.

Hardy

>>> pieter.siegers@xxxxxxxxxxx 11/23/04 09:59AM >>>
Hi Hardy,

You're using

<xsl:with-param name="mytag" select="'full_name'"/>

but I guess you want to use

<xsl:with-param name="mytag" select="full_name"/> 

HTH,
<prs/>

-----Original Message-----
From: Hardy Merrill [mailto:HMerrill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 8:31 AM
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Subject:  value of the value of a variable

Here is a snippet of my call and template:

-----------------------------------------------------------------

<xsl:call-template name="get_inactive">
	<xsl:with-param name="distno" select="district_no"/>
	<xsl:with-param name="disttype" select="district_type"/>
	<xsl:with-param name="mytag" select="'full_name'"/>
	<xsl:with-param name="legislators"
select="msxsl:node-set($sorted_legislators)"/>
</xsl:call-template>

<xsl:template name="get_inactive">
	<xsl:param name="distno"/>
	<xsl:param name="disttype"/>
	<xsl:param name="mytag"/>
	<xsl:param name="legislators"/>

               <xsl:for-each
select="msxsl:node-set($legislators)/*[legislator_active = 0 and
district_no
= $distno and district_type = $disttype]">

                             <xsl:value-of select="$mytag" /> <<<=====
this
one ======

               </xsl:for-each>

</xsl:template>
--------------------------------------------------------------

In "this one" in the template, $mytag contains the literal "full_name"
- what I want is the *text value* of the full_name tag, but this isn't
doing
it for me.  How do I get that?

TIA.

Hardy Merrill

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