RE: [xsl] get parameter from xalan command line

Subject: RE: [xsl] get parameter from xalan command line
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 09:02:34 +0100
>   I use Xalan command base to translate a XML file to another
> xml file with a XSL file, and i
> pass in 1 parameter to the xsl, the command is like:
>   C:\ java -jar xalan.jar -IN Testing.xml -XSL testing.xsl
> -PARAM testParam testValue -OUT
> Testing4.xml
> and my problem is how to get parameter testParam and the
> value ( taht is textValue ) from the
> command line ? I tried to use <xsl:value-of
> select="$textParam" /> in my xsl file, but error
> occur : variableReference given for variable out of context
> or without definition.

You've done two of the three things you need to to; the third is to declare
the parameter in your stylesheet, with a top-level declaration:

<xsl:param name="textParam"/>

Mike Kay

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