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Subject: Re: [xsl] Problem with a key
From: Russell Urquhart <russurquhart1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:41:24 -0500

Yes it did, thank you very much!

Russ


On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 05:15:56PM -0400, G. Ken Holman wrote:
> The use= attribute is calculated relative to the node matched.
>
> You are matching on title so you need to express use= as relative to the 
> title element.
>
> BTW, the use of text() may happen to work but it is a bad habit to get 
> into.  So very (very!) rarely have I ever needed to use text().  If you 
> want the text value of an element, simply address the element.
>
> I hope this helps.
>
> . . . . . . . . Ken
>
> At 2012-03-22 16:10 -0500, russurquhart1@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I am trying to use a key to return the errata_section title elements, 
>> given the device_name element attached to the parent errata_section.
>>
>> The structure is like the following:
>>
>> <errata_section>
>>   <title>Bug title 1</title>
>>
>>   <devices_impacted>
>>      <device_name>Mod1</device_name>
>>   </devices_impacted>
>>   <devices_impacted>
>>      <device_name>Mod45</device_name>
>>   </devices_impacted>
>> ,
>> ,
>> ,
>> </errata_section>
>>
>> <errata_section>
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> </errata_section>
>>
>> As several devices maybe addressed in a given errata_section element, i 
>> was trying to write a key to pull out, for a given device, ALL the 
>> errata_section titles that impact this device name. (Ideally for 
>> inclusion into a table based on the device name.
>>
>> I wrote the following thinking this might work:
>>
>>         <xsl:key name="bugtitlekey" match="errata_section/title"  
>> use="errata_section/devices_impacted/device_name" />
>>         <xsl:template match="/">
>>                 <xsl:value-of select="key('bugtitlekey', 'Mod4')/text()"/>
>>
>>         </xsl:template>
>>
>> I don't get any output when i try this. I thought my key def was ok.  
>> Do i need to go deeper per each errata_section element?
>
>
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