RE: Using variables in xpath attribute matches
Once the attribute value is assigned to a variable, then it is just another variable with some value. it doesnt matter if the value was initially an attribute or an element etc.. so would be > Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:07:02 -0700 > From: reachmatt.lee@xxxxxxxxx > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Using variables in xpath attribute matches > > Hi, > > I have the following template: > > > > > > > > I would like to use the value of the attribute parameter passed into > this template as the attribute match expression in the inner most > select. But I am quite confused as to what the syntax is for doing > this. For instance, given this XML, > > > > > > I would like to invoke the get_attribute template as follows: > > name="attribute>attrib1 > name="attribute>attrib2 > > I have tried the following syntaxes, with no success. The parser gives > syntax errors. > > > > > > > Everything works fine, if I directly key in the attribute name: > > and so on. > > Am I trying to do something really stupid? Please advise. It sounds > like it would be useful to construct the xpath expression via > variables. > > matt
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