Subject: RE: [xsl] excluding descendants (and all of their descendants as well)|
From: "Woods, Christopher" <cwoods@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 11:21:33 -0400
Thanks to Antonio Mota, Michael Kay, Evan Lenz, and David Carlisle for responding to my question. The solution ultimately employed looked like this: <xsl:for-each select="descendant::text[@id and count(ancestor::system) = $sysCo]"> where $sysCo is set equal to: count(ancestor::system) -----Original Message----- From: Woods, Christopher Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 1:36 PM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [xsl] excluding descendants (and all of their descendants as well) How does one find all text elements that are descendants of the first para element but exclude any text element that is a descendant of the second system element? <techinfo> <system> <descinfo> <para-seq> <para> <text>The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy systems engineer.</text> <text>Hello world.</text> <style> <text>In the matter of Jardyce v. Jardyce:</text> </style> <system> <descinfo> <para-seq> <para> <text>Blah, blah, blah...</text> <text>more gibberish.</text> <style> <text>Nasty, Brutish, and Short Attorneys at Law</text> </style> </para> </para-seq> </descinfo> </system> </para> </para-seq> </descinfo> </system> </techinfo> Thanks very much.