RE: chekcing attribute existance from a string
Given that you have a list of all the attribute names, your logic should be something like: <xsl:for-each select="$possibleAttributes"> <td> <xsl:choose> <xsl:when test="row/@*[name()=current()]"> <xsl:value-of select="row/@*[name()=current()]"/> </xsl:when> <xsl:otherwise> <xsl:text>(blank)</xsl:text> > -----Original Message----- > From: jd list [mailto:jdlists@xxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 01 May 2006 00:22 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: chekcing attribute existance from a string > > Hi. This is likely a common issue, but can't seem to find > the right search terms to find assistance. > > I'm trying to make a simple web page where a user can view a > html version of our xml config file.I have a set of > attributes in a particular node, not all of which are > required by the xsd and there are many of these nodes for > each parent node. > > What i would like to do, for display, is get the list of all > possible attributes (done) and show those as a header (done), > and then display each node attributes as a table row, and > when i get to a node that only has a subset of the > attributes, skip any attribute that does not exist > > the repeating nodes look like: > <tag tag_type="timewave" integrate="aa" high_pass="0" interval="600" > tag_id="707" comment="comment comment comment"> > > in this case i would want headers of > tag_type integrate high_pass interval tag_id comment > > in later rows that do not have a high_pass, for example how > do i skip that column. i have all headers in > > /path/to/tag[@tag_type='overall']/@* > > and was thinking of foreaching thoguht that same set to get > the others and trying a when > test="/path/to/tag/var[@var_id=$varId]/../../tag/name()". > where $varId is a variable from a higher level. the name() > portion is obviously illegal, but it illustrates what i'm > trying to do. I want to check for the existance of an > attribute based on the result of name(), from the header list > and skip the column and move to the next. > > Thanks for any assistance. sorry so wordy.... > Jeff
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