Re: Template matching preceding-sibling.
Oh. I think I see what you mean. I'm basically just trying to match unique Rec/activity's. You follow? How could I select these? On Nov 8, 2007 1:16 PM, Steve <subsume@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I'm sorry, but isn't the first <Rec> in my XML the preceding-sibling > of the second <Rec> ? > > -Steve > > > On Nov 8, 2007 1:13 PM, <cknell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Your template matches both <Rec> elements, so you get two instances of "Ello xslers." in your output. > > > > Your template matches and <Rec> element with an <activity> child element that doesn't have preceding-sibling <Rec>. Since both <Rec> elements have <activity> child elements, and since none of the <activity> elements has a preceding-sibling of ANY kind, you are matching both <Rec>s. > > -- > > Charles Knell > > cknell@xxxxxxxxxx - email > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Steve <subsume@xxxxxxxxx> > > Sent: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 12:59:01 -0500 > > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: Template matching preceding-sibling. > > > > I'm missing something fundamental, what is it? > > > > <xsl:template match="Rec[activity != preceding-sibling::Rec/activity > > or not(preceding-sibling::Rec)]"> > > Ello xslers. > > </xsl:template> > > > > <xml> > > <Rec> > > <activity>hi</activity> > > </Rec> > > <Rec> > > <activity>hi</activity> > > </Rec> > > </xml> > > > > ---- > > > > Above should only print anything once, but I'm getting it each time. > > What am I not getting? > > > > -Steve
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