RE: [xsl] xsl unique position

Subject: RE: [xsl] xsl unique position
From: "Michael Kay" <mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2001 13:34:36 -0000
> I am losing the variable due to duplication
> <xsl:template match="Name">
> Name:
>  <xsl:element name="input">
>   <xsl:attribute name="type">text</xsl:attribute>
>   <xsl:attribute name="name">Name<xsl:value-of
> select="position()"/></xsl:attribute>

position() is the position of the node in the current node list, ie in the
sequence of nodes being processed by the current invokation of

In this case, you could write (I'm using AVT's because I don't like typing):

<input type="text" name="Name{count(../preceding-sibling::*) + 1}"/>

Mike Kay
Software AG

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