Re: [xsl] variable indirection

Subject: Re: [xsl] variable indirection
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2003 09:46:18 -0500
At 2003-12-28 06:14 +0100, karim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Here's what I want to do :
In a template I've got a variable which value is a string, this string is also
the name of a variable and I want to access it
For example :
$var1="var2" and I want to get $var2...
Is that possible with xsl?

Not with XSLT 1.0. Variable references are XPath expressions and XPath expressions cannot be evaluated from strings.

Check with the vendor of your XSLT processor to see if they offer any custom extensions to evaluate strings as XPath expressions.

I hope this helps.

............................ Ken

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