Re: Pipe Question
Sorry, I completely can't understand what you're saying. In my previous reply I posted the code that did exactly what you seemed to be wanting. Cheers, Dimitre. On 6/8/05, Karl Stubsjoen <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > So, > If match is "A" and "B" like this: > <match>A</match> > <match>B</match> > > Then the following will match X who's component attributes is either > an "A" or "B" value: > > <xsl:template select="X[@component=$match]"/> > > And if the parameter match is not supplied, then the following will > match all X who either have or do not have a component attribute that > matches match: > > <xsl:template select="X[@component=$match] | X[not(@component='$match')]"/> > > > I don't understand: > > <xsl:apply-templates select= > > "$yourNodeSet[$match][@sComponentObjectName=$match] > Specifically the first predicate $match, followed the the next > predicate. I don't understand the how/why of that. > > Also, I question the param *default* select. I don't understand how > (and using the match param as an example) to write the select in such > a way that I would not be selecting the doc source. So: > > <xsl:template match="X"> > <xsl:param name="match" select="/"/> > > If this above template rule aplies, but no match param has been > passed, the match becomes the document source? This does not work for > me... I need this select to either evaluate to the "root" of the RTF > passed into match or nothing. For 2 reasons (1) XSLT1.0 requires that > you supply a "select" if you plan on treating the param as a node-set > later and (2) I may not know or care of the actual structure of the > node-set passed. There was one more point, but it slipped my mind. > If I recall, I will follow up. > > Thanks, > Karl.. > > > On 6/7/05, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > On 6/8/05, Karl Stubsjoen <kstubs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > How could I use a pipe for this predicate to specifiy the inclusion of > > > ALL where $match does not exist (is empty)? > > > > What is "a pipe for a predicate"? > > > > XPath certainly does not define such thing. > > > > > > > > [@sComponentObjectName=$match] > > > > > > This written out verbose would be: > > > > > > <xsl:choose> > > > <xsl:when test="$match"> > > > ... apply-templates with above predicate ... > > > </xsl:when> > > > <xsl:otherwise> > > > ... apply-templates without above predicate ... > > > </xsl:otherwise> > > > </xsl:choose> > > > > > > The abbreviated form of the above (if I understand it well) is: > > > > <xsl:apply-templates select= > > "$yourNodeSet[$match][@sComponentObjectName=$match] > > | > > $yourNodeSet[not($match)] > > "/> > > > > > > Cheers, > > Dimitre Novatchev
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