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in xslt 1.0, using the following list of medical specialties below, how can i loop through this list and pass each specialty to a call-template function?

Allergy & Immunology
Anesthesiology
Behavioral Health
Cardiology

ive googled my question to some extent without any luck. the solutions ive found use tokenize() with a comma separated string variable, but this only works in xslt 2.0. is there a solution for xslt 1.0 that would solve my problem?

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In XSLT 1.0 if you have structured data it's best to mark it up as XML, that is

<specialities>
  <speciality>Allergy &amp; Immunology</speciality>
  <speciality>Anesthesiology</speciality>
etc.

It's then easy to iterate over the list using path expressions, xsl:for-each, etc.

If you need to get it into this form by parsing text, there is always the str:tokenize template at www.exslt.org

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thanks for the reply michael...
Quote:
quote:Originally posted by mhkay
 In XSLT 1.0 if you have structured data it's best to mark it up as XML, that is

<specialities>
  <speciality>Allergy &amp; Immunology</speciality>
  <speciality>Anesthesiology</speciality>
etc.

It's then easy to iterate over the list using path expressions, xsl:for-each, etc.
in my XSLT, when i put the list of specialties into XML format, it ends up just outputing the specialties as text on my webpage. i already have an XML document (from a CMS) supplying my XSLT with all the data. i need to be able to use my static list of specialties from within my XSLT do accomplish the following (doesn't work):
Code:

<xsl:for-each select="specialties/specialty">
  <xsl:variable name="currentSpecialty" select="." />
  <xsl:if test="Collection/Hits/Content[Html/root/Specialty=$currentSpecialty]">
    <xsl:call-template name="specialtyHeader">
      <xsl:with-param name="specialtyHeader" select="$currentSpecialty" />
    </xsl:call-template>
    <xsl:for-each select="Collection/Hits/Content[Html/root/Specialty=$currentSpecialty]">
      <xsl:sort select="Html/root/SVRMCPhysician" order="descending" />
      <xsl:sort select="Html/root/LastName" order="ascending" />
      <xsl:call-template name="display"></xsl:call-template>
    </xsl:for-each>
  </xsl:if> 
</xsl:for-each>
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quote:Originally posted by mhkay


If you need to get it into this form by parsing text, there is always the str:tokenize template at www.exslt.org
i download the str:tokenize zip package from www.exslt.org and tried to make it work to no avail. it was way over my head :)

any help is greatly appreciated.
thanks,
steve

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Once you are inside the first for-each loop your context changes, so the next one should either refer to a previously defined variable, or back to the the root node I suspect:

<xsl:if test="/Condition/...">

or

<xsl:if test="$Condition/...">

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Oh, and add a simple template so your data isn't output, e.g.:

<xsl:template match="specialities"></xsl:template>


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quote:Originally posted by samjudson
 Once you are inside the first for-each loop your context changes, so the next one should either refer to a previously defined variable, or back to the the root node I suspect:

i tried storing my condition in a variable, but it didn't work.

it might help if i just posted my exact code below. what im really trying to do is simply just loop through a static list of values (each specialty):

my XML:
Code:
<Collection>
  <Hits count="1">
    <HitsMarker>*</HitsMarker>
    <Content>
      <Hits>1</Hits>
      <ID>5704</ID>
      <Title>Smith, Jane</Title>
      <QuickLink>/index.aspx?id=5704</QuickLink>
      <Teaser>
        <p>Allergy &amp; Immunology Anesthesiology Jane Smith Female No Select a State</p>
      </Teaser>
      <Html>
        <root>
          <Specialty>Allergy &amp; Immunology</Specialty>
          <Specialty>Anesthesiology</Specialty>
          <FirstName>Jane</FirstName>
          <LastName>Smith</LastName>
          <Gender>Female</Gender>
          <SVRMCPhysician>No</SVRMCPhysician>
          <Photo></Photo>
          <AddressLine1 />
          <AddressLine2 />
          <City />
          <State></State>
          <Zip />
          <Phone />
          <Fax />
          <Website />
          <PhysicianInformation></PhysicianInformation>
        </root>
      </Html>
    </Content>
    <Content>
      ...etc...
    </Content>
    <Content>
      ...etc...
    </Content>
  </Hits>
</Collection>
my XSLT
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
  <xsl:output method="html"/>
  <xsl:template match="/">




    <AllSpecialties>
      <Specialty>Allergy &amp; Immunology</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Anesthesiology</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Behavioral Health Services</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Birthing &amp; Womens Services</Specialty>
      <Specialty>...etc...</Specialty>
    </AllSpecialties>

    <div style="border:1px #666666 solid;margin-left:10px">
      <table width="100%" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0">




        <xsl:for-each select="AllSpecialties/Specialty">
          <xsl:variable name="currentSpecialty" select="." />
          <xsl:if test="Collection/Hits/Content[Html/root/Specialty=$currentSpecialty]">
            <xsl:call-template name="specialtyHeader">
              <xsl:with-param name="specialtyHeader" select="$currentSpecialty" />
            </xsl:call-template>
            <xsl:for-each select="Collection/Hits/Content[Html/root/Specialty=$currentSpecialty]">
              <xsl:sort select="Html/root/SVRMCPhysician" order="descending" />
              <xsl:sort select="Html/root/LastName" order="ascending" />
              <xsl:call-template name="display"></xsl:call-template>
            </xsl:for-each>
          </xsl:if> 
        </xsl:for-each>

      </table>
    </div>
  </xsl:template>


  <xsl:template name="display">
    <tr>
      <td valign="top" style="border-top:1px #666666 dotted;border-right:1px #666666 dotted">
        <a href="physician-contact-information.aspx?id={ID}"><xsl:value-of select="Html/root/FirstName" />#160;<xsl:value-of select="Html/root/LastName" /></a>
      </td>
      <td valign="top" style="border-top:1px #666666 dotted;border-right:1px #666666 dotted">
        <xsl:for-each select="Html/root/Specialty">
          <xsl:value-of select="." />
          <br />
        </xsl:for-each>
      </td>
      <td valign="top" style="border-top:1px #666666 dotted;border-right:1px #666666 dotted">
        <xsl:if test="normalize-space(Html/root/AddressLine1)">
          <xsl:value-of select="Html/root/AddressLine1" />
          <br />
        </xsl:if>
        <xsl:if test="normalize-space(Html/root/AddressLine2)">
          <xsl:value-of select="Html/root/AddressLine2" />
          <br />
        </xsl:if>
        <xsl:if test="(normalize-space(Html/root/City) or normalize-space(Html/root/State) or normalize-space(Html/root/Zip)) and (normalize-space(Html/root/State) != 'Select a State')">
          <xsl:value-of select="Html/root/City" />, <xsl:value-of select="Html/root/State" />#160;#160;<xsl:value-of select="Html/root/Zip" /><br />
        </xsl:if>
        <xsl:if test="normalize-space(Html/root/Phone)">
          <xsl:for-each select="Html/root/Phone">
            Phone: <xsl:value-of select="." /><br />
          </xsl:for-each>
        </xsl:if>
        <xsl:if test="normalize-space(Html/root/Fax)">
          <xsl:for-each select="Html/root/Fax">
            Fax: <xsl:value-of select="." /><br />
          </xsl:for-each>
        </xsl:if>
        <xsl:if test="normalize-space(Html/root/Website)">
          <xsl:for-each select="Html/root/Website">
            <xsl:value-of select="." />
            <br />
          </xsl:for-each>
        </xsl:if>
        #160;
      </td>
      <td valign="top" style="border-top:1px #666666 dotted">
        <xsl:value-of select="Html/root/Gender" />
      </td>
    </tr>
  </xsl:template>


  <xsl:template name="specialtyHeader">
    <xsl:param name="specialtyHeader" select="specialtyHeader"/>
    <tr>
      <td colspan="4" bgcolor="#CCCCCC" style="border-top:1px #888888 solid;border-bottom:1px #888888 solid"><strong><xsl:value-of select="$specialtyHeader"/></strong></td>
    </tr>
    <tr>
      <td style="border-right:1px #666666 dotted"><strong>Name</strong></td>
      <td style="border-right:1px #666666 dotted"><strong>Speciality</strong></td>
      <td style="border-right:1px #666666 dotted"><strong>Address</strong></td>
      <td><strong>Gender</strong></td>
    </tr>
  </xsl:template>

</xsl:stylesheet>
im sure there's many other things wrong with what ive done in my code above, but im new to XSLT. does anyone know how i would loop through my static list of specialties?

thanks in advance,
steve

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If you want to put data into your XSLT stylesheet then you can do so but you need to use a top-level element (child of the root element) and put your data element into a namespace. Then you can use document('') to access the data in the stylesheet e.g.
Code:
<xsl:stylesheet
  xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
  xmlns:dt="http://example.com/2008/mydata"
  exclude-result-prefixes="dt"
  version="1.0">

  <data xmlns="http://example.com/2008/mydata">
    <AllSpecialties xmlns="">
      <Specialty>Allergy &amp; Immunology</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Anesthesiology</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Behavioral Health Services</Specialty>
      <Specialty>Birthing &amp; Womens Services</Specialty>
      <Specialty>...etc...</Specialty>
    </AllSpecialties>
  </data>

  <xsl:variable name="sp"
            select="document('')/*/dt:data/AllSpecialties/Specialty"/>
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