RE: replacing an output block
The gist of my problem is just as you stated. However I wasnt too confident how to write out a third stylesheet to deal with this problem. I'll give it a try and perhaps post any issues that I might encounter. Thanks Rahil --- Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > You're thinking procedurally. There's no "earlier" > or "later" in XSLT - > order of execution is undefined. > > Sounds as if you need a two phase stylesheet. Phase > 1 computes a result tree > and puts this in a variable. Phase 2 considers > whether a better result is > possible: if so, it applies a transformation to the > first result (replacing > the relevant subtree with a better version and > copying everything else > across unchanged); if not, it simply returns the > result of the first phase. > > Michael Kay > http://www.saxonica.com/ > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Rahil [mailto:qamar_rahil@xxxxxxxxxxx] > > Sent: 27 June 2005 11:23 > > To: XSL List > > Subject: replacing an output block > > > > Hi > > > > I want to replace a block of an HTML TABLE output > in case > > better results > > are obtained later. So I have the result in > 'first.html' of some > > processing in 'first.xsl'. > > > > first.html -- output > > > > <HTML><BODY> > > <TABLE> > > <TR> > > <TD>Want to replace this block > with new output</TD> > > <TD>Some other results from > first.xsl</TD> > > </TR> > > </TABLE> > > </BODY></HTML> > > > > The block shown above has been copied as such in > second.xsl using > > <xsl:copy> and <xsl:copy-of>. > > > > However as a result of processin some other block > a better match is > > obtained for the TR/TD above and I would like > to replace this new > > finding with the old one. Given that I can easily > locate the position > > where this TR/TD occurs, how do I overwrite the > earlier output ? > > > > Would appreciate any help or suggestions. > > > > Thanks > > Rahil > > ___________________________________________________________ How much free photo storage do you get? Store your holiday snaps for FREE with Yahoo! Photos http://uk.photos.yahoo.com
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