Re: [xsl] XPath expression "everything but..." ?

Subject: Re: [xsl] XPath expression "everything but..." ?
From: Peter Flynn <peter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 14:42:30 +2400
At Wednesday, 14 February 2001, you wrote:

>Hi Folks,
>Is it possible to have an XPath expression that means "every child 
but one"
>I found no example about it on Dave's XSL FAQ.
>Example :
>My <chapter> element has one and only one <title> child, and can 
have many
>other childs. So basically I have :
><xsl:template match="chapter">
>   <H1><xsl:apply-templates select="title" /></H1>
>   <xsl:apply-templates select="* but not title" />
>It would be easy if <title> was just an attribute, but since it 
can contain
>MathML equations, I can't have it as just an attribute.

One way to do this is to use the undistinguished <xsl:apply-templates/>
but have a separate named template containing nothing:

<xsl:template match="chapter/title">
</xsl template>


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