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Re: [xsl] trouble with preceding axis
Subject: Re: [xsl] trouble with preceding axis|
From: Jon Gorman <jonathan.gorman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 09:55:00 -0600
On 1/4/06, Peter Flynn <pflynn@xxxxxx> wrote:
> I think the key information the OP was missing is that this means
> "a preceding element *called* orange" NOT "an element preceding
> the one called orange".
Nice summary. Probably should have been a little clearer in my post
but this is the thrust of my post.
> preceding-sibling::pear is what is needed.
In this case, but I think what the OP was going for was actually to
find the closest node (not clear if it needed to be a sibling or not)
preceding orange. The others hit it on the head with preceding::*
(or preceding-sibling::* which is more likely what is wanted).
> Peel me a sibling.