Subject: [xsl] Using variables or parameters in tests|
From: Daniel O'Donnell <daniel.odonnell@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 16:17:31 -0700
I have a problem involving the reuse of xpath tests. Unless I've used the wrong search terms, the following doesn't seem to have been discussed in the archives.
The context is a financial xslt file that outputs itemised monthly reports from an unitemised year-to-date xml file. For each item in the output file, I need to do two tests: one for date and the other for some other feature (usually party [i.e. payer/payee]). This would be an example with no parameters or variables:
What I want to do is turn the two expressions in the test into independent variables so that I could do something like this:
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