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Re: isn´t this expression right pls help

Subject: Re: isn´t this expression right pls help
From: Florent Georges <darkman_spam@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 12:28:28 +0200 (CEST)
Re:  isn´t this expression right pls help
Andreas Peter wrote:


> <xsl:variable name="count_p_s" select="string-length(//section/p)"/>

> My problem is that I just get the value of the first <p>-element
> and  not an addition of the rest.

  If you are using XSLT 1.0 that's the way it is supposed to work.  To
get the total of all p, use a recursive template instead:

    <xsl:template match="/">
      <xsl:apply-templates select="<path to the *first* p>">

    <xsl:template match="p" mode="count-chars">
      <xsl:param name="count" select="0"/>
      <xsl:apply-templates select="<path to the next p>">
        <xsl:with-param name="count" select="
            $count + string-length(.)"/>



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