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Subject: Re: [xsl] using position to change row colors
From: "David B. Bitton" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 23:12:45 -0500

Amy,
	Much easier to do.  Just put this in the TR

	<tr class="cell{position() mod 2}>

The output will be either 'class="cell1"' or 'class="cell0"'.  Now, just add those classes to
your CSS style sheet, and you'll be on your way. 

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 05:45:07PM -0800, Amy Kaizerman wrote:
> 
> Hi everyone.  I realize this is described in the XSL doc at w3c.  What
> I'm running into is confusion
> about what node I'm at, at least I think that's it, or it maybe a
> boundary condition problem?
> 
> Here's my XSL:
> 
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
>  xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>  xmlns:Aps="http://www.assist.com/"
>  xmlns:xalan="http://xml.apache.org/xalan"
>         xmlns:ino="http://namespaces.softwareag.com/tamino/response2"
>  exclude-result-prefixes="Aps xalan ino">
>   <xsl:output method="html" indent="yes"/>
>   <xsl:param name="Name" select="."/>
> 
>   <xsl:template match="/">
> 
>     <xsl:for-each select="Aps:VpmResultSet/Aps:PartStructure">
>       <xsl:for-each select="xalan:evaluate($Name)">
>       <tr>
>         <xsl:choose>
>    <xsl:when test="position() mod 2 = 0">
>      <xsl:attribute name="class">dark</xsl:attribute>
>           </xsl:when>
>    <xsl:when test="position() mod 2 = 1">
>      <xsl:attribute name="class">light</xsl:attribute>
>           </xsl:when>
>         </xsl:choose>
> 
>         <td><xsl:value-of
> select="ancestor::Aps:PartStructure/Aps:Name"/></td>
>         <td><xsl:value-of
>    select="ancestor::Aps:PartStructure/Aps:TopAssemblyName"/></td>
>         <td><xsl:value-of
>    select="ancestor::Aps:PartStructure/Aps:PartNumber"/></td>
>         <td><xsl:value-of select="Aps:DocumentId"/></td>
>         <td><a><xsl:attribute
> name="href">/assist/model/apsVpmSheets/?id=<xsl:value-of
> select="ancestor::Aps:PartStructure/@ino:id"/>&amp;type=<xsl:value-of
> select="$Name"/>&amp;name=<xsl:value-of select="Aps:Name"/>
>             </xsl:attribute><xsl:value-of select="Aps:Name"/>
>         </a></td>
>       </tr>
>       </xsl:for-each>
>     </xsl:for-each>
>   </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> 
> And my XML (a very small section of it) :
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <Aps:VpmResultSet xmlns:Aps="http://www.assist.com/">
> <Aps:PartStructure xmlns:Aps="http://www.assist.com/">
>   <Aps:Name>tmp2</Aps:Name>
>   <Aps:AsDesigned>
>      <Aps:Drawing>
>         <Aps:Name>another thing 2</Aps:Name>
>         <Aps:Author>CM 2</Aps:Author>
>      </Aps:Drawing>
>      <Aps:Model>
>         <Aps:Name>a file</Aps:Name>
>         <Aps:Author>Amy</Aps:Author>
>      </Aps:Model>
>   </Aps:AsDesigned>
> </Aps:PartStructure>
> <Aps:PartStructure xmlns:Aps="http://www.assist.com/">
>   <Aps:Name>tmp2</Aps:Name>
>   <Aps:AsDesigned>
>      <Aps:Drawing>
>         <Aps:Name>another thing</Aps:Name>
>         <Aps:Author>CM</Aps:Author>
>      </Aps:Drawing>
>      <Aps:Drawing>
>         <Aps:Name>another thing 2</Aps:Name>
>         <Aps:Author>CM 2</Aps:Author>
>      </Aps:Drawing>
>      <Aps:Model>
>         <Aps:Name>a file</Aps:Name>
>         <Aps:Author>Amy</Aps:Author>
>      </Aps:Model>
>   </Aps:AsDesigned>
> </Aps:PartStructure>
> </Aps:VpmResultSet>
> 
> What happens is I get light, light, dark in <tr class="">.  What I want
> is for every row
> of the table to have alternating colors, or light, dark, light.
> 
> I also realize that this isn't be best looking XSLT.  I have another one
> that uses apply-templates,
> but I had a lot of trouble getting that to work after I started needing
> to pass in a param and using
> xalan:evaluate().  If you have pointers on how to make this look better
> I'd appreciate that too.
> 
> Mostly though I'd like to get my colors worked out.
> 
> Can anybody help me?
> 
> Amy
> 
> 
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

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David B. Bitton
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