Re: N input nodes to specific number of ouput nodes
2008/10/22 Bordeman, Chris <Chris.Bordeman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>: > I'm trying to get the "1 to 10" to work with for-each. > > <xsl:for-each select="1 to 10"> > > Problem is inside the loop how do I access the input nodes? It keeps > complaining that I can't use whatever element here, "the context item > is an atomic value." > yeah that's a bit of a pain, you have to maintain a pointed to it with a variable: <xsl:variable name="current" select="."/> <xsl:for-each select="1 to 10"> <xsl:value-of select="$current/whatever"/> If you do have access to the full power of 2.0 :) then there are other solutions that you might prefer, eg: <xsl:variable name="na" as="element()"> <output>N/A</output> </xsl:variable> with: <xsl:for-each select="(/path/to/input, for $x in 1 to 10 return $na)[position() le 10]"> <xsl:copy-of select="."/> </xsl:for-each> -- Andrew Welch http://andrewjwelch.com Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/
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