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Subject: Re: [xsl] increment value
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 13:07:47 -0500

At 2004-01-22 17:16 +0000, Ricardo Saraiva wrote:
I want to increment a value to concat to a string.

You cannot increment variables ... they are unchanged once bound.

For example:



The output would be:

        <b id="b1"/>
        <b id="b2"/>
        <b id="b3"/>
        <b id="b4"/>

Dynamically calculate what you need at each step:

<b id="b{count(preceding::b) + 1}"/>

But, if you just want unique values and you don't care what the values are:

<b id="{generate-id()}"/>

I hope this helps.

.................. Ken

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