Subject: RE: [xsl] XSL QUERY
From: "Oleg Tkachenko" <olegt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 18:46:00 +0200
Hello Tarun!

> I have an XML Structure  that looks something like this:
> <Books>
> 	<Author name="Author1" Specialist="Fiction" />
> 	<BookName name="Author1Book1" Type="Fiction" />
> 	<BookName name="Author1Book2" Type="General"/>
> 	<BookName name="Author1Book3" Type="Biography"/>
> 	<BookName name="Author1Book4" Type="Fiction"/>
> 	<Author name="Author2" Specialist="General" />
> 	<BookName name="Author2Book1" Type="Fiction"/>
> 	<BookName name="Author2Book2" Type="Fiction"/>
> 	<BookName name="Author2Book3" Type="Biography"/>
> 	<BookName name="Author2Book4" Type="General"/>
> </Books>
> Now if I have to display the XSL by categorizing from the 'Type' attribute
> of <BookName>, for example I want to display all the books that belong to
> the 'Fiction' Category of Author1, inspite of Author1 having 
> other types of
> books, then how will I achieve it?

Not too handy book name, but perhaps starts-with can help you. Try something like
<xsl:apply-templates select="/Books/BookName[starts-with(@name, $author)][@Type=$genre]"/>

Oleg Tkachenko,
Multiconn International, Israel 

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