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Subject: Using a variable to get the value of an element
From: "Ben Skelton" <bskelton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 15:52:58 -0800
heinicke habanero
I was wondering if anyone could give me a hand with this...

I need the value of an element, but the name of that element is stored
in a variable - see below:

Where I say <xsl:apply-templates select="$hello" /> I actually want the
value of the element whose name is stored in the variable hello, not the
value of the variable.

 
<xsl:template match="thing">
 
<xsl:variable name="hello">
   officename1_<xsl:value-of select="$PageLang" />
</xsl:variable>

 
<table>
            <tr>
                        <td>Office: <xsl:apply-templates select="$hello"
/></td><td></td>
            </tr>
</table>
</xsl:template>

 
Any help would be greatly appreciated,

 
Thanks,

_Ben
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