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Re: [xsl] Borders on column groups

From: David Carlisle <davidc@--------->
Date: 6/6/2002 3:26:00 PM
I imagine that the border-right should be drawn if: the <table>
  ancestor's <col> element that has the same number (based on document
  order) as the position of the current element in the <tr>, and if this
  <col> element is part of a <colgroup> element, and the <colgroup> is not
  the last one. I've no idea how to say that in XPath!

don't you only want the rule to be drawn if the col is the last in its
colgroup (and it's not the last colgroup) anyway if so that's something
like (untested)

<xsl:variable name="x" select="position()"/><!-- or
count(preceding-siblings if the tr isn't selected by apply-templates
select="tr"/> -->

<xsl:if test="(ancestor::table//col)[$x][
not(following-sibling::col) and

(making a parameter of the col eleemnts and passing it down to your tr
template might speed up repeatedly looking back for
but who cares about optimisation at this time of night:-)


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