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Subject: Re: [xsl] Alternatives to "Stopping" a for-each
From: Сергій Гапій <hapiy.serhiy@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:19:50 +0200

Hi Trond,

Just collect all the results in a sequence and return the first item:

    <xsl:variable name="results" select="for $i in /xpath return (: do
something :)"/>
    <xsl:sequence select="$results[1]"/>

Best wishes,
__________
Serhiy Hapiy
XSLT engineer at intelliarts.com

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 3:10 PM, <trond.huso@xxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I have to create the following list based on xml-structure below. It is a
list of ranked horses, and where the last number (if there are more than one
number) is the winning horse.
>
> Rangering: 1. avd: 7-11-6-12 (str. 4), 2. avd: 9 (str. 1), 3. avd: 8, 4.
avd: 4-8 (str. 5), 5. avd: 6 (str. 10).
>
> The example uses the bold part of the text.
>
> So the idea is that I am sorting the ranking, looping the structure. When I
hit the winning horse, I shall stop the loop.
> Now I know that you cannot stop a for-each in xslt, so what is the best way
to this then?
>
>
>
> <Start>
>                             <StartNo>1</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-04-0514</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Rise Stjerna</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>8279</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Kristine</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Kvasnes</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2140</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>9</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>2</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-07-0133</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Bovis Rambo</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>79</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Thor</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Borg</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2140</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>6</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>3</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-02-0165 </RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Edne Kongen</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>2014063</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Oda</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Verdal</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2140</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>11</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>4</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>S-08-0191</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Jfrvsx Kristina</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>17044</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Xystein</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Tjomsland</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>true</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>0</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>5</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-07-0107</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Magnums Amadeus</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>5697</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Arild</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Beres</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>5</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>6</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>578001020080549</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Willblesen</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>30399</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Rudolf</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Roland</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>3</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>7</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-05-0660</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Lill Ronja</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>1537</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Eirik</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Hxitomt</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>1</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>8</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-04-0365</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Per Even</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>65285</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Vidar</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Tjomsland</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>7</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>9</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-05-0179</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Es Glimten</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>5040</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Johan Herbjxrn</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Undem</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2160</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>10</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>10</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-06-0047</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Pola Linus</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>2127</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Kristian</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Malmin</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2180</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>8</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>11</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-03-0261</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Odintroll</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>8345</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Ole Johan</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Xstre</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2180</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>2</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>                         <Start>
>                             <StartNo>12</StartNo>
>                             <Horse>
>                                 <RegNo>N-07-0209</RegNo>
>                                 <Name>Tallas</Name>
>                             </Horse>
>                             <Driver>
>                                 <LicenseNo>5740</LicenseNo>
>                                 <FirstName>Jan Rune</FirstName>
>                                 <LastName>Gaustad</LastName>
>                             </Driver>
>                             <Distance>2180</Distance>
>                             <Scratched>false</Scratched>
>                             <Ranking>4</Ranking>
>                         </Start>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Trond Husx
> System Developer
> www.ntb.no


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