Re: [xsl] multiple fo:tables - one data source

Subject: Re: [xsl] multiple fo:tables - one data source
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 10:06:45 -0400
At 2003-05-20 09:42 -0400, Holk, David A wrote:
I have two tables in my xsl-region-body. I was planning on using
apply-templates/template to populate these tables. The problem I have is
directing a table-cell to one table or the other.

For instance:
This table cell should end up in one table:
        <xsl:template match="method-version">
This one in another table:
        <xsl:template match="attribute">
Any comments or suggestions sincerely appreciated.

If you are in a position to selectively push the nodes you need, then you need only do:

<xsl:apply-templates select="method-version"/>

when creating your first table and

<xsl:apply-templates select="attribute"/>

when creating your second table.

If you are, rather, pushing all of the candidate nodes at the same time, then you need to use modes and suppress the nodes you don't want processed, as in:

       <xsl:apply-templates mode="first-table"/>
       <xsl:apply-templates mode="second-table"/>
        <xsl:template match="method-version" mode="first-table">
        <xsl:template match="method-version" mode="second-table"/>
        <xsl:template match="attribute" mode="first-table"/>
        <xsl:template match="attribute" mode="second-table">

Note the empty templates in the above selection: these suppress the processing of a given node by specifying that nothing is to be added to the result tree for the handling of the node.

I hope this helps.

.................... Ken

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