RE: [xsl] Two source documents with one stylesheet

Subject: RE: [xsl] Two source documents with one stylesheet
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 23:20:57 -0000
You can do <xsl:apply-templates select="$doc1/*">, and a template rule that
matches the document element will then be fired. Template rules aren't
specific to a particular document. If you need different rules to process
different documents, use modes.

Michael Kay


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cknell@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cknell@xxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 16 February 2005 22:19
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] Two source documents with one stylesheet
> I'm working on a project to produce an FO document. The FO 
> document will have two fo:simple-page-master elements (one to 
> produce portrait output and the other to produce landscape 
> output) and will produce three fo:page-sequence elements. The 
> input consists of two source documents.
> What I hope to do is pass the URIs for these documents to the 
> stylesheet as parameters and use them in two document() 
> functions inside two variable declarations. Creating the 
> variables works without a problem. 
> What has got me stuck is how to use the elements in the 
> documents defined by the variables. Specifically, I can't use 
> a variable in the match attribute of a template and I can't 
> think of a way to accomplish this task without that.
> Do I have to first merge the two source documents, then 
> process them with the stylesheet in a two-pass process, or is 
> there a single-pass solution?
> -- 
> Charles Knell
> cknell@xxxxxxxxxx - email

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