RE: Catch ALL | Failed template rule
match="*" matches all elements, match="node()" matches all nodes. These have lower priority than match="xx" where xx is a specific element name: they won't match if there is another higher-priority rule. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ > -----Original Message----- > From: Karl Stubsjoen [mailto:kstubs@xxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 21 March 2005 15:03 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Catch ALL | Failed template rule > > I'd like a catch ALL template rule, actually a catch NOT template > rule. In an effort to check for the existence of a select, I have > setup a match template rule that simply returns "1" for a match. So I > have: > > <xsl:template match="record" mode="recordexists"> > <xsl:text>1</xsl:text> > </xsl:template> > > The failed select would need to return a "0". So I need a match that > simply returns 0. > > So something like: > > <xsl:template match="not(record)" mode="recordexists"> > <xsl:text>0</xsl:text> > </xsl:template> > > (which is not a legal match statement, but that is what I need). I'm > sure there is a way, and I'm sure it is obvious! Just not coming to > me. > > Thanks, > Karl
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