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RE: Ugh! accessing current value in <A name= in template

Subject: RE: Ugh! accessing current value in <A name= in template
From: Andrew Bunner <bunner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 13:04:31 -0800
xsl current value
>Good luck. I posted a similar request earlier this week, i.e., getting the 
>element type value for the current node and copying it into an attribute value

>for the result. I didn't get a single nibble. Reading around and breaking my 
>brain on the specification some more, I don't think this is possible at the 
>moment. It seems to be possible to get an attribute value and place it in a 
>output side attribute value but not the tag name/element type. I'd love to be 
>proven wrong.

  There IS a way to do this and it's not hard!



        <xsl:template match="foo>
                <A HREF="{href}"><xsl:value-of expr="href"/></A>

>       ...edN
>-----Original Message-----
>From:  Glenn R. Kronschnabl [SMTP:grk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent:  Friday, October 30, 1998 1:24 PM
>To:    xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject:       Ugh!  accessing current value in <A name= in template
>I'm just not getting it:
>I want to use the value of the tag as part of a <A name=
>but I can't figure it out.  I tried this (and variations
>but nothing works).
><xsl:template match="item/id">
>  <TD><A name="{id}">&#160;</A><xsl:process-children/></TD>
>To say it another way,  I have a xml file that looks something like:
>  <id>1</id>
>  etc.
>and I am building a table and I want the output id column to look like:
>  <TD><A name="id1">&#160;</A>1</TD>
>                 ^            ^
>                 |            |   both are the tag value
>How?  I feel like this should be simple...
>Glenn R. Kronschnabl
>Applied Research Laboratories        | grk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (PGP/MIME ok)
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-- Andrew

   Andrew Bunner
   President, Mass Quantities, Inc.
   Professional Supplements for the Perfect Physique

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