RE: [xsl] Counting records [Solved] - addendum

Subject: RE: [xsl] Counting records [Solved] - addendum
From: "Bradley, Peter" <pbradley@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2008 16:57:38 -0000
One thing I didn't say was that this problem is for BizTalk, where I
have no control over the XML being used.  In the end I discovered that
this was what I had to use:

count(/*[local-name()='HesaValidate_Response' and
namespace-uri()='http://HesaValidateSqlSend']/*[local-name()='row' and

Thanks for putting me on the right path by pointing out the fundamental
problem.  And I hope this might be useful to somebody else.



-----Original Message-----
From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 08 December 2008 16:18
To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xsl] Counting records


selects the the elements row in no namespace, which is 0.

You want the  elements row in the namespace

so that is


where some ancestor element 9eg xsl:stylesheet0 has


In XPath1 you must always use a prefix to select a namespaced element.

You don't really want // eiether as it's rather expensive, it looks like
you want



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