Re: [xsl] nesting flat XML based on attribute value.

Subject: Re: [xsl] nesting flat XML based on attribute value.
From: David Holden <dh@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 13:16:35 +0000
On Wednesday 14 Dec 2005 11:41, Ragulf Pickaxe wrote:
thanks Ragulf,

Yes Michael also pointed this out. I've posted the working style sheet.

Many thanks for replying.


> Hi Dave,
> > it needs to some how remember what it has already grouped (sorry for the
> > procedural thinking here.)
> >
> > This isn't too much of a problem in this case because I can remove those
> > extra sec tags with a second script based on depth.
> How do you apply the sec template in the first occurrence?
> <xsl:template match="ch">
> ..
> <xsl:apply-templates select="sec"/>  <- This will select too much
> You need to find out which elements are the top level ones, for
> example this way (where string-length(@id) is known):
> <xsl:apply-templates select="sec[string-length(@id)=8]"/>
> ..
> This is an example. You might want to use modes, as another approach.
> Regards,
> Ragulf Pickaxe :-)

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