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RE: [xsl] sum variables from templates

From: "Michael Kay" <mhk@--------->
Date: 11/27/2003 8:05:00 AM
> I am having a further problem with adding some different 
> variables in templates with include some numbers. The output 
> should be the total sum of the
> variables: total=1+0+4+1.
> Is there a opportunity to sum this?
> Many thanks
> Markus
> <root>
> <xsl:template match="Question1">
>   <xsl:variable1>1</xsl:variable1>
> <xsl:template>

We get some fairly bizarre things on this list, but where on earth did
you get this idea from? You can't make up the names of new elements in
the XSLT namespace, and there is no element in XSLT called "variable1".

Michael Kay

> <xsl:template match="Question2">
>   <xsl:variable2>0</xsl:variable2>
> <xsl:template>
> <xsl:template match="Question3">
>   <xsl:variable3>4</xsl:variable3>
> <xsl:template>
> <xsl:template match="Question4">
>   <xsl:variable4>1</xsl:variable4>
> <xsl:template>
> ...
> <xsl:template match="total">
>   <xsl:value-of select="$total" />
> <xsl:template>
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