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Re: [xsl] named template that returns xpath expression

From: Eike Jordan <jordan@------------->
To:
Date: 10/20/2002 11:21:00 PM
Thanks a lot for your suggestion.



James Carlyle wrote:
Hi





<div class="entry"><span class="term">XML</span>
  <p>...</p>
  <div class="note"><a
href="/xpath-expression/to/this/element"></a></div>
</div>

The "/xpath-expression/to/this/element" then is passed to an
second transformation
style that only processes this element from the input tree and
nothing else.




This snippet should produce the xpath expression for the current context
node:

<xsl:for-each select="ancestor-or-self::*">
	<xsl:text>/</xsl:text><xsl:value-of
select="name()"/>[<xsl:number/>]<xsl:text/>
</xsl:for-each>

Kind regards,



James Carlyle




   <xsl:template name="this">



     <xsl:for-each select="ancestor-or-self::*">
       <xsl:text>/</xsl:text><xsl:value-of select="name()"/>[<xsl:number/>]<xsl:text/>
     </xsl:for-each>

   </xsl:template>



  <xsl:template match="paragraph">
    <xsl:variable name="location">
      <xsl:call-template name="this"/>
    </xsl:variable>
     <xsl:choose>
       <xsl:when test="@mode='note'">
         <div class="note">
           <a>
             <xsl:attribute name="href">
               <xsl:value-of select="$location"/>
             </xsl:attribute>
           </a>
         </div>
       </xsl:when>
       <xsl:otherwise>
         <p><xsl:apply-templates /></p>
       </xsl:otherwise>
     </xsl:choose>
   </xsl:template>

works as desired.



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