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Subject: Re: [xsl] accessing parent element in if clause
From: "Vasu Chakkera" <vasucv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 12:06:38 -0000

If you just wanted to match the node which has the definition as a parent,
you could do with
<xsl:template match="node[parent::definition]">
I assumed that 'node' is a  physical node in your XML ...or did you mean
node() to say any node which has a parent called definition??

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rahil Qamar Yahoo" <qamar_rahil@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 12:01 PM
Subject: [xsl] accessing parent element in if clause

> Hi
> Im sure its a fairly basic question for most but Im just starting out on
> XSLT and cant find any resources to solve my problem.
> I want to perform an operation based on an 'if' clause as shown below
> -----------------------------------
> <xsl:template match="/">
>     <PrimeConcept><xsl:apply-templates
>     </PrimeConcept>
> </xsl:template>
> <xsl:template match="node">
>     <xsl:if test="parent::node()=definition">
>         <xsl:attribute name="id"><xsl:value-of
> select="@id"/></xsl:attribute>
>         <xsl:attribute name="type"><xsl:value-of
> select="@rm_class"/></xsl:attribute>
>     </xsl:if>
> </xsl:template>
> ----------------------------------
> Theres a problem with the <xsl:if> statement where Im trying to
> determine whether the <node> element is the child of the <definition>
> element. I think theres a problem in the way Im trying to access the
> parent node but cant figure out the right way.
> Could someone please help.
> Thanks
> Rahil

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