RE: [xsl] Variable creation and scoping

Subject: RE: [xsl] Variable creation and scoping
From: "Passin, Tom" <tpassin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 15:45:44 -0400
[Andrew Kirkpatrick]
> I want to create a number of variables from an external 
> document in order to
> transform a different XML file, but the way that I thought to 
> accomplish
> this was using for-each to cycle through the elements in the external
> document doesn't accomplish what I want because the variables 
> seem to only
> exist within the for-each.

It is not just "seem" - outside their scope they are __gone__. Luckily,
you can have a variable with a global scope.

Just create the variable as an immdiate child of the stylesheet element
(i.e., ouside of any template) , and it will be available anywhere in
the stylesheet.


Tom P

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