RE: [xsl] how do you determine if a property exists?

Subject: RE: [xsl] how do you determine if a property exists?
From: David Buddrige <dbuddrige@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 01:02:39 -0700 (PDT)
--- Jarno.Elovirta@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> What is a "property"?

Sorry, got the lingo confused.


> You seem to be testing if the string value of an
> attribute is an empty string. Either like already
> have, or if you want to test if the attribute
> exists, then simply
>   <xsl:when test="@Predecessors">

Yes, what I am wanting to do is to have an attribute
in the output document called parent_id.  This
attribute should have the value of the @Predecessors
attribute in the source document.  If the
@Predecessors attribute has the value of an empty
string, then I want parent_id="1".  Similarly, if
there is no @Predecessors attribute in the source
document, I want the parent_id attribute to be

Am currently trying your proposed solution.  thanks!



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