Re: [xsl] variable value in "select" attribute

Subject: Re: [xsl] variable value in "select" attribute
From: Mike Brown <mike@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2001 17:54:13 -0700 (MST)
Pouliot, Brian R. wrote:
> I need to insert a variable value in the middle of a "select" string.

You can't calculate the names of variables in your variable references.
The only way to use variables in a select is in a predicate, like

  select="/path/to/some/nodes[. = $foo]"

to narrow down the 'nodes' elements to just those that test equal to
the object identified by $foo.

   - Mike
Mike J. Brown, software engineer at            My XML/XSL resources: in Denver, Colorado, USA    

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