RE: [xsl] Variable assignment outside XSL

Subject: RE: [xsl] Variable assignment outside XSL
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 20:06:42 -0000
> Is it possible to assign variables outside of XSL which can 
> be accessed from within (during transformation). I need to 
> create extra elements in an XML file  to hold values like 
> date-time, username, filename(can I get this from 
> document()?), servername etc........... depending on when the 
> transformation ran and thought I could do it using variables 
> (WIN platform). Or is there any suggested method to pass info 
> into XSL ?

Look up "stylesheet parameters". You declare them in the stylesheet with
a global <xsl:param> element. The way you set them from outside the
stylesheet depends on the XSLT processor that you're using.

Michael Kay
Software AG
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work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

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