Sunday, July 11, 2021

XSLT 1.0 in-browser Q&A

  • How to get XSLT path?

<xsl:value-of select="substring-before(substring-after(/processing-instruction('xml-stylesheet'),'href=&quot;'),'&quot;')"/>

XML: <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="../AsTable.xsl" ?>

Gives: ../AsTable.xsl

  • How to get relative URL of  specific XSLT from XML?

<xsl:value-of select="substring-before(substring-after(/processing-instruction('xml-stylesheet'),'href=&quot;'),'AsTable.xsl&quot;')"/>

    Gives: ../


    • How to get Javascript URL relative to XSLT applied to XML as processing instruction?
    XSLT:
    <xsl:param name="baseUrl" select="substring-before(substring-after(/processing-instruction('xml-stylesheet'),'href=&quot;'),'AsTable.xsl&quot;')"  />
    <script type="module" src="{$baseUrl}XmlView.js">/**/</script> 

    Gives: ../XmlView.js


      • list of unique children tags (each last)
      *[ not( name() = name(following-sibling::*) ) ]