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Subject: Re: if statement
From: Bill French <bfh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 14:56:15 -0700
xslt if syntax
there are several problems here.

1. you are testing on element child, even though your xsl:template has made the child element the context node. so the child element you're using in your test doesn't exist, as the match would occur on child/child.

2. your xslt syntax is not well-formed XML.

3. your test syntax is not properly formed. i don't know what you're trying to accomplish with the brackets, but i'm assuming that you want to copy

<span style="color:red">
<xsl:apply-templates/>
</span>

to the output if a child's content is equal to &#21C4;

what you want is:

<xsl:if test=". = '&#x21C4;'">
  <span style="color:red">
    <xsl:apply-templates/>
  </span>
</xsl:if>

--Bill

vanaja selvaraj wrote:
<root>
<child>&#x21C4;</child>
<child>&#x0029;</child>
</root>

Using if statement I have coded like below:

<xsl:template match="child">
<xsl:if test="'[child=&#x21C4]'">
<span style="color:red">
<xsl:apply-templates/>
</xsl:if>
</span>
</xsl:template>

Regards,

S.Vanaja

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