Re: [xsl] Node name?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Node name?
From: Jeni Tennison <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:56:23 +0000
Hi Heiner,

>> I have to check the name of an element with <xsl:if> . I know how to
>> check content ( with contains().. ), but I just can't remember how to 
>> get an element's name.

Oliver rightly wrote:
> name() for the qualified name
> local-name() for the local name (without prefix)

But remember that if you're doing a simple check and especially if you
are using namespaces anywhere, it's better to use the self:: axis:


to test if an element is called 'foo'.

I hope that helps,


Jeni Tennison

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