Subject: Re: [xsl] Need exactly 23 rows of output before next page|
From: Clay Leeds <cleeds@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 14:34:04 -0700
Clay Leeds wrote:There's one error in there... I think '<' should be '<':
No, only ">" needs to be escaped in attribute values.
I probably forgot the parenthesis, try
...select="(//node())[position() < (24 - ($detail-count mod 23))]">
Unfortunately, the FAQ
circumvents this question by using a variable, and I'm way
too lazy to fire up my trusty XSLT dev environment now...
BTW, one other problem I've got is how to maintain the alternating row background-color... I'm using the following to specify bgcolor:...It works if I have an even number of DETAILLINEs w data. Of course, in this case position() is being used... If I use $detail-count instead bgcolor for empty rows stays the same...
No surprise. Try "($detail-count + position()) mod 2" or a variation.
I looked in the XSLT FAQ, and couldn't come up with an intelligent enough wording for searching. Any ideas on a good query?
I think the FAQ is meant to be read from beginning to end, and being memorized... Promising terms are "iteration", "looping" and "recursion", leading for example to http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N4806.html#d5529e16 (beware of the ">" in the test)