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Re: [xsl] How best to use recursion/call-templates?
Subject: Re: [xsl] How best to use recursion/call-templates?|
From: Peter Davis <pdavis152@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:34:49 -0800
You can use the key() function to output a <span> for each unique account
number, and also to select all the other accounts with that same number:
<xsl:key name="row" match="row" use="account"/>
<xsl:if test="count(key('row', account) | .) = 1">
<xsl:for-each select="key('row', account)">
There shouldn't be any need for a recursive template (or even a named
On Wednesday 27 February 2002 14:37, David T. wrote:
> If I have this XML fragment:
> <account> 35</account>
> ....then I'd like this output
> <span> 32
> <span> 35
> <a> White </a>
> In other words: each account number is in its own <span> tag, and each
> name that has that account # is a link (<a>) inside that span tag. Since
> Jones and Smith both have the same account #, they are inside the same
> span tags. Since White has a different account number, there is a
> separate <span> tag.
> 1. How can I achieve this output?
> 2. Should I use recursion to achieve this?
> 3. Is this a procedural problem and should I rethink my approach?
> What I have tried: I have tried a number of call-template functions but I
> never seem to get the right result, primarily because I never quite nail
> down the right params to send. I've also tried using preceding-sibling to
> work through this, but I got deeper into trouble. I'd post my XSL but
> it's terribly convoluted now. I am admittedly lost. Any suggestions?
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"We'll look into it":
By the time the wheels make a full turn, we
assume you will have forgotten about it, too.
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