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RE: Siblings

Subject: RE: Siblings
From: <Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 09:48:57 +0200
RE:  Siblings

> I need to offset a sibling match for an offset of X.  Example:
> <elements>
> <element item="1">APPLE</element>
> <element item="2">ORANGE</element>
> <element item="3">GRAPE</element>
> <element item="4">WATERMELON</element>
> <element item="5">CRANBERRY</element>
> </elements>
> If the offset were 0, then the result would be "APPLE", if
> the offse were 2,
> then the result would be "ORANGE" -correction- [GRAPE].
> The template is always applied in order of the item, but the
> look up is
> based on this offset value.
> So, the big challenge:  if the current item was 5 and the
> offset was 2, then
> the result would be "ORANGE".
> Any ideas?  Do you need more input?

  <xsl:variable name="count" select="count(../element)"/>
  <xsl:variable name="total-offset" select="@item + $offset"/>
  <xsl:value-of select="../element[$total-offset mod $count]"/>



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