Re: [xsl] Test processing instruction as first preceding sibling

Subject: Re: [xsl] Test processing instruction as first preceding sibling
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 16:03:51 GMT
> In this case it should return true.

This implies that you wish to ignore white space text nodes, otherwise
the immediately preceding node is a text node not a PI.

> preceding-sibling::*[1]

* matches element nodes, you want


then to test if that is a PI, you can do


This wil work for examppl eif you have already removed the white space
<xsl:strip-space elements="*"/>
if you can not remove the white space as it is needed elsewhere the test
needs to be



The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd is a company registered in England
and Wales with company number 1249803. The registered office is:
Wilkinson House, Jordan Hill Road, Oxford OX2 8DR, United Kingdom.

This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star. The service is
powered by MessageLabs. 

Current Thread