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Subject: RE: how to "print" xsl:element result from inside a function?
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 09:14:04 +0100
RE:  how to "print" xsl:element result from inside a  f
xsl:value-of creates a text node. You want xsl:copy-of or xsl:sequence (in
most cases, either will do).

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mtekel [mailto:thx@xxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 10 May 2009 04:35
> To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  how to "print" xsl:element result from inside 
> a function?
> Importance: High
> Hello,
> I have a question concerning getting the output from the 
> recursively called functions.
> In short, I have code:
> <xsl:function name="F:TagIT" as="xs:string">
> 	<xsl:param name="TAG"/>
> 	<xsl:element name="{$TAG}">MISSING!</xsl:element>
> </xsl:function>
> <xsl:function name="F:AddMissing" >
> 	<xsl:param name="List" />
> 		<xsl:if test="not(empty($List))">
> 		<xsl:variable name="TAG" 
> select="subsequence($List,1,1)"/>
> 		<xsl:value-of select="F:TagIT($TAG)"/>
> 		<xsl:value-of select="F:AddMissing(remove($List,1))"/>
> 	</xsl:if>
> </xsl:function>
> And then later I call the function by:
> <xsl:value-of select="F:AddMissing(('Test1','t2','tst3'))"/>
> It will print MISSING!MISSING!MISSING! - but without the XML 
> tags generated by xsl:element.
> When I debug the program in Altova XML spy and go step by 
> step, I can see that the correct tag is generated in F:TagIT, 
> but then as the recursion goes on, it is lost - it seems to 
> me like if the output of the function was lost... however the 
> word MISSING is printed without problems...
> Do you know how to solve this?
> Any advice appreciaded.
> Thx in advance.

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