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   RE: XSL question

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  • From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
  • To: "'Bruce Snyder'" <bsnyder@pengroup.com>, xml-dev <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 18:59:14 +0100

> I'd like to test the existance of tags in an XML doc when 
> processing it with XSLT.

Use <xsl:choose> for the conditional processing, and <xsl:when
test="lastname"> to test if the current node has a child element whose name
is "lastname"; or <xsl:when test="//lastname"> to test if there is a
<lastname> element anywhere in the document.

Mike Kay

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