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Is there any functions in xslt to find parent/ancestor/siblings of an element.if it is not there how we can do that .i want to check the ancestor of a perticular element.


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Use the XPath axes parent, ancestor, preceding-sibling, following-sibling. For example, if the context node is within a chapter element, you can find the chapter as ancestor::chapter.

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