RE: [xsl] Problems copying elements recursively.

Subject: RE: [xsl] Problems copying elements recursively.
From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2003 22:24:58 -0000
> I got one step closer to solution of displaying the
> raw xml. However the problem is the indenting. I need
> to indent children for proper display under their
> parents. I am thinking of storing the number of spaces
> for a single indent in a variable and concatenate more
> spaces to that string as each node is tested for
> children. 

You are thinking procedurally, not functionally. You can't modify
variables in XSLT.

Just calculate the number of spaces to indent as

count(ancestor::*) * $indent

Michael Kay
Software AG
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