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Subject: RE: [xsl] msxsl:script and selectSingleNode problem
From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 23:22:39 +0100

The parameter you have passed to your function is the root node, which
is the parent of the Items element. The root node does not have a child
called "book".

Michael Kay


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Murali Korrapati
> Sent: 03 October 2003 21:08
> To: XSL-List@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] msxsl:script and selectSingleNode problem
> 
> 
> Hi,
>    I am getting this strange problem. Let me give my xml and 
> script function before I explain my problem.
> 
>    my xml:
> 
> 	<Items>
> 		<book>My book Title</book>
> 		<pencil>My pencil length</pencil>
> 		<pen>My pen color</pen>
> 	</items>
> 
> 
>   my xslt:
> 	<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns="" 
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform" 
> xmlns:msxsl="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt" 
> xmlns:scrdt="urn:reval-com:scripts:datatypes">
> 	<xsl:template match="/">
> 			<xsl:call-template name="callInit">
> 				<xsl:with-param name="itemNode" 
> select="."/>
> 			</xsl:call-template>
> 	</xsl:template>
> 	<xsl:template name="callInit">
> 		<xsl:param name="itemNode"/>
> 		<xsl:value-of select="scrdt:init($itemNode)"/>	
> 			
> 	</xsl:template>
>       <msxsl:script language="JScript" 
> implements-prefix="scrdt"><![CDATA[
> 	function init(itemNode)
> 	{
> 		if( !itemNode.length) return "";
> 
> 		var val = itemNode.item(0).selectSingleNode('book');
> 
> 		//var val = itemNode.item(0).firstChild;
> 		
> 		if(val!=null)
> 			return val.text;
> 
> 		return "Error";
> 	}
> 	]]></msxsl:script>
> 
> 	</xsl:stylesheet>
> 
>   
>      So my problem is, when ever I transform my xml with this 
> template, it is printing "Error". It seems like it is not 
> able to get to "book" node when I use 
> selectSingleNode("book"). But variety is when ever I access 
> it as .firstChild, it is recognizing  the node  and printing 
> the correct value. 
> 
>      I have no idea what is going on there. Any leads will be 
> appreciated.
> 
> 
> ~Mur
> 
> 
> 	
> 
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