Re: [xsl] Remote source document

Subject: Re: [xsl] Remote source document
From: "Perry Molendijk" <perry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 18:33:05 +0800
There is a good article / tutorial that shows the use of this procedure at

Perry Molendijk

----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Kay
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 5:13 PM
Subject: RE: [xsl] Remote source document

> I have a problem with a remote ducument. I use 'for-each' to
> itterate through som elements in a remote document using
> 'document()'. However beeing in the loop i seem to loose
> scope of the original document. How do i acces elements in
> the original source document within the loop?

When using multiple documents it's always a good idea to declare a global

<xsl:variable name="root" select="/"/>

So you can always use it to refer to the principal source document.

Mike Kay
Software AG

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