[XSL-LIST Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Re: when does <xsl:when> stop searching?

Subject: Re: when does <xsl:when> stop searching?
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 13:46:36 -0400
Re:  when does <xsl:when> stop searching?
At 2009-05-12 13:40 -0400, Dmitri Snytkine wrote:
the <xsl:choose> when used with <xsl:when> is similar to 'switch($var){

No, it is similar to if-elseif-elseif-elseif-else because the cases need not be unique as is true in many languages with a switch construct.


But what about the 'break' keyword?

There is no such keyword in XSLT. Even for a construct such as <xsl:for-each>. Rather than break out of a loop of processing a set of nodes, one addresses only those nodes to be processed.

xsl does not have that, so does it stop automatically after the first
match of <xsl:when>?


I mean, what if there are several conditions, sort of like several elseif()

Yes, that's exactly what it is like.

It seems to me from your raft of questions you need to read up on XSLT to learn a number of basics. While no doubt this is enriching the archives for the rank beginner, you'll probably progress much faster than asking questions and waiting for answers.

I hope this helps.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken

XSLT/XSL-FO/XQuery hands-on training - Los Angeles, USA 2009-06-08
Crane Softwrights Ltd.          http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/s/
Training tools: Comprehensive interactive XSLT/XPath 1.0/2.0 video
Video lesson:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrNjJCh7Ppg&fmt=18
Video overview:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTiodiij6gE&fmt=18
G. Ken Holman                 mailto:gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Male Cancer Awareness Nov'07  http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/s/bc
Legal business disclaimers:  http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/legal

Current Thread


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3
Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.