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Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl:number problem
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:08:57 -0000

xsl:number with no attributes counts the number of preceding-sibling elements
having the same name as the context node.

Michael Kay
Saxonica
mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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On 20 Dec 2014, at 21:09, Jesper Tverskov jesper.tverskov@xxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi list
>
> I have reduced the problem to this:
>
> Input:
>
> <items>
>    <a.x/>
>    <b.x/>
>    <a.x/>
> </items>
>
> Full Stylesheet:
>
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
version="2.0">
>    <xsl:output method="text"/>
>    <xsl:strip-space elements="*"/>
>    <xsl:template match="*[substring-before(local-name(), '.') = 'a']">
>        <xsl:number/>
>    </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
>
> Result:
>
> 12
>
> That is what I want!
>
> But if I change input to (one x added to first element name):
>
>
> <items>
>    <a.xx/>
>    <b.x/>
>    <a.x/>
> </items>
>
> Result is
>
> 11
>
> Several Saxon processors tested from inside Oxygen.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
>
> Cheers
> Jesper Tverskov
> http://www.xmlplease.com


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