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   RE: [xml-dev] Quick Xpath

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The following works for me 

    //b[preceding-sibling::*[local-name()= 'a']]

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for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Garland foster [mailto:garland_foster@salutia.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 1:49 PM
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: [xml-dev] Quick Xpath


Return all the "b" nodes that are inmediately preceded by an "a" element
(the bold nodes).

It's easy but I'm lost :-(


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