RE: [xsl] Add order of nodes

Subject: RE: [xsl] Add order of nodes
From: "Robert Soesemann" <rsoesemann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 13:19:44 +0100
Thanks to all who helped. The "count(preceding-sibling::fragment)+1"
works fine for me.


-----Original Message-----
From: Joris Gillis [mailto:roac@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Mittwoch, 9. Februar 2005 13:13
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xsl] Add order of nodes

Tempore 13:05:13, die 02/09/2005 AD, hinc in
xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx scripsit David Carlisle

> You should also add a template
> <xsl:template match="doc">
>  <doc>
>   <xsl:copy-of select="@*"/>
>   <xsl:apply-templates select="fragment"/>
>  </doc>
> </xsl:template>
> to make sure that the current node list  when applying templates to
> fragments does just consist of fragment elements so position() goes 1
> 2 3  otherwise with the select="node()|@*" it would also include white

> space text so the fragment elements would be in positions 2 4 6 and if

> the doc element had any attributes the position of the fragment nodes
> in the node set returned by "node()|@* would be increased accordingly.
You're of course absolutely right. I realised my mistake while I was
pressing the send button...

Joris Gillis (
"Et ipsa scientia potestas est"  - Francis Bacon , Meditationes sacrae

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