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RE: counting question

Subject: RE: counting question
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 10:33:52 -0000
RE:  counting question
> I am wanting to count all the child elements of a particular 
> element and treat them one way if there is only one child and 
> another if there are multiple. Is the best way to do this to 
> test if the child is both first and last or is there some 
> other more sensible method?

One simple way is
<xsl:when test="child[2]">...(there are multiple children)
<xsl:otherwise>... (there's zero or one child)

But testing count(child)=1 is just as good and less "clever".

Mike Kay

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