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Old June 15th, 2006, 10:26 AM
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Default store name of an ancestor

I want to set a variable equal to the NAME of an ancestor tag four levels above the current node. What am I doing wrong in the following, because it gives me the VALUES of ALL the children of the ancestor I want the name of...

<xsl:variable name="thisAncestor" select="../../../../*" />


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What made you think that /* would give you the name of the node? To get that you have to call the name() function.

name(../../../..)



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