## RE: [xsl] Using the document function

 Subject: RE: [xsl] Using the document function From: "Passin,Thomas B. (Tom)" Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 15:21:31 -0400
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>
> expected to be able to use <xsl:variable name="file1"
> select="document ('filename1')"/>, etc.  in my XSLT
> stylesheet with the file name determined by the values in the
> xml file. This apparently will not work since the URI value
> for filename cannot be assigned at run-time.

You can use a variable or parameter as the argument of document(), like
this:

<xsl:variable name='fileurl' select='"file:///d:\test\xsl\a.xml"'/>
<xsl:variable name='file' select='document(\$fileurl)'/>

You could pass in the file names you want to use as parameters.

Cheers.

Tom P

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