RE: Determining the context node
You can get the name of the context node using name(). Saxon has an extension function saxon:path() which gives you a full path to a node; I believe there are portable solutions to this problem at http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N6077.html but it seems to be down. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ > -----Original Message----- > From: Allison Bloodworth [mailto:abloodworth@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 13 April 2006 01:15 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Determining the context node > > Hi, > > I sometimes get confused about what the context node is when > I'm writing a > complicated XSL stylesheet. I'm wondering if someone can > suggest an easy way > to determine what node I'm on (e.g. by using some code to > print this info > out to my output)? > > I've tried xsl:copy, xsl:copy-of, and xsl:value-of, but I > don't want to know > the value of the element, I want to know the name of the > element (e.g. for > <EventWebsite>www.berkeley.edu</EventWebsite> I want to know > that I'm on > EventWebsite, not that the value is www.berkeley.edu). Also, > because most of > my elements contain other elements instead of text, often > doing xsl:copy > (which is more rational than using copy-of) doesn't get me anything. I > assume there's probably an easy XPath expression for this, > but even after > doing quite a bit of research I can't find it. > > Thanks for any suggestions on this! > > Allison Bloodworth > Principal Administrative Analyst > Technology Program Office > University of California, Berkeley > (415) 377-8243 > abloodworth@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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