RE: [xsl] Using count() with a param?

Subject: RE: [xsl] Using count() with a param?
From: Dean Saxe <Dean.Saxe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 09:44:49 -0400
In this case I don't believe that works (I tried it, unsuccessfully so far)
because I am looking for the entire path to a specific node.  In other
words, I don't care how many Record nodes I find, I want to know how many
/Report/Body/Table/Record nodes I find in the document where Report is the
root node.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx]
> If you are evaluating this from the root then this will be 1 or 0
> depending on whether the name given is the name of the top element.
> If you want to count nodes other than child of the root you need to
> select them, eg
> count(//*[name()=$nodeName])
> will search the whole document for element nodes of that name.

Dean H. Saxe
Senior Software Engineer
Magnet Communications

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