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Re: Using a variable to get the value of an element

Subject: Re: Using a variable to get the value of an element
From: "Joerg Heinicke" <joerg.heinicke@xxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 01:18:49 +0100
Re:  Using a variable to get the value of an element
This is FAQ. You can do this only in the following way: <xsl:value-of
select="*[name() = $hello]"/>. Another possibility is to use an
extension-function evaluate($hello), which is not pure XSLT, but
processor-dependent (e.g. Saxon).



----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Skelton" <bskelton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> 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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