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Re: XPath: how to select based on element type?

On Mon, Jan 08, 2001 at 10:33:26AM +0000, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Sankaranarayanan K V wrote:
> > (1) Is there a way a in XPath to select nodes based on their element type?
> Element type is not a term I recognise. Perhaps you either mean node type
> or element name. Either way:

By "element type," I meant the value of the 'type' attribute in the
element declaration (in the schema) for the element. That type which is
declared using the xsd:simpleType or xsd:complexType elements in the
schema definition.

I didn't mean the node type or element name.

To give an example:

I want to pick up all elements of type 'Address' from the following


where WorkAddress and HomeAddress may be of type Address in the schema


Sankaranarayanan K. V.          | sankar@migv.mot.com
Motorola India Electronics Ltd  | http://www.mot.com/miel